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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Jupiter Light House'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Jupiter Light House
Hybridized by Warrell; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive themikesmom On Nov 7, 2012, themikesmom from Concord, NC wrote:

'Jupiter Light House' Warrel 2002 28'' EM Dor Dip. 5'' Saturated black flowers with a glowing gold throat which is encirled by radiating red lines and a tiny green heart, which at times both lighten, leaving a black eyezone. The only other daylily I know of and personally grow that is this black is Fleichal Black which was released arond the same time but is not yet registered. Jupiter Light House has much shorter scapes and it would be wonderful to cross with a very tall dark or purple to breed for taller true black daylilies or to just enjoy it for what it is, one of the darkest daylilies in existence!



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