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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Foolish Pleasure'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Foolish Pleasure
Hybridized by Wild; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Red

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On Feb 19, 2006, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

Foolish Pleasure: Wild, 1978, M, DOR, Coral rose or light coral red with lemon heart. Very ruffled segments, overlapping petals. I've grown this since the mid 1990's, and it is a very pleasing color! I find it difficult to describe the color other than what is previously stated, only it looks better! Very good growth and bloom habits with flower size generally about 6-7". Very nice!

Regional...

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

Macy, Indiana
Gladwin, Michigan



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