Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Calico Spider'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Calico Spider
Hybridized by Crandall
Registered or introduced: 1987
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Spider Variant (petal length to width is 4.0:1 to 5.0:1)

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Brown/Bronze

Color Patterns:

Eyes/Banded

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Carlsbad, California

Plant City, Florida

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Clinton, Mississippi

Enid, Oklahoma

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Nov 26, 2006, TerriFlorida from Plant City, FL wrote:

Wow! What a glorious performer! I took a lot of photos of Calico Spider its first season here because it bloomed a LOT. Never the same shape and always gorgeous -- what more can you ask of a daylily?

Positive

On Jun 2, 2006, corgimom from Pontotoc, MS (Zone 7b) wrote:

after only one year this plant produces as many as 10 blooms a day

Neutral

On Jun 19, 2005, WUVIE from Hulbert, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Recorded parentage of Calico Spider:

Lady Neva x Kansan

Neutral

On Feb 21, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

6.75" blooms, 32" scape,Crandall (1987)