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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Laughing Skies'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Laughing Skies
Hybridized by Stamile; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral doss On Aug 22, 2006, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

"Laughing Skies" ({[Moonlit Masquerade x Tetra Rainbow Spangles) x (Star Of India x Tetra Green Widow)] x Inky Fingers} X [Bluebird Sky x (Tetra Green Widow x Tetra Cerulean Star)]) has 38 scapes with 3 way brancing and 21 buds. Flowers are early morning openers (emo) and measure 10 x 1 3/8 x 7/8. with a 13 wingspan. Spider ratio 4.7:1. It is both pod and pollen fertile. (details from the Floyd Cove Nursery website 2006)

Regional...

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

Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Concord, North Carolina



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