Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Carpenter Shavings'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Carpenter Shavings
Hybridized by Kropf
Registered or introduced: 1976
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Double

Bloom Color:

Brown/Bronze

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Augusta, Kansas

Auburn, New Hampshire

Lynchburg, Ohio

Shawnee, Oklahoma

Hixson, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 4, 2014, patsdogs from Shawnee, OK wrote:

This was the first year for Carpenter Shavings in my garden, and it was impressive. The growing conditions were not good, with poor rocky soil and blazing heat against a white wall, but the plant seemed to ignore all of that and just kept on blooming and blooming for an extended time. It had so many scapes that I finally counted them. 14 at once! That's not blossoms; that's individual scapes, with multiple blooms on each one. It was a veritable bouquet all by itself.

Positive

On Jan 11, 2004, ander from Morning Sun, IA wrote:

Small, but a real eye catcher. Grows in SE Iowa.