Daylily 'Black Eyed Stella'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Eyed Stella
Additional cultivar information:(PP7909)
Hybridized by Roberson
Registered or introduced: 1989
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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)


6-9 in. (15-22 cm)


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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Nocturnal (noc.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)



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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Suitable for growing in containers


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

Arbuckle, California

Trenton, Florida

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Hazel Crest, Illinois

Moline, Illinois

Wenona, Illinois

Ewing, Kentucky

Coushatta, Louisiana

Durham, Maine

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Westminster, Maryland

Auburn, New Hampshire

Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Middle Village, New York

Orchard Park, New York

Fargo, North Dakota

Ravenna, Ohio

, Ontario

Osceola, Pennsylvania

Newport, Rhode Island

Lufkin, Texas

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 15, 2012, pointgarden from Newport, RI wrote:

Dig up your stella d'oro and plant this one,better flower,foilage and blooms just as well.Mine has been going for two weeks now and is still loaded with scapes and buds.


On Dec 12, 2010, HazelCrestMikeB from Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Got this as a single fan from "Wild" in spring of 2009. Here in 2010 while reblooming, it still had six scapes when the hard frost arrived in November. I definitely recommend this rebloomer for northerners that struggle with reblooming inconsistencies from other rebloomers.
Mike B.


On Mar 9, 2009, 1violetheart from Lawrenceville, GA wrote:

Nice large clumps with lots of blooms, tolerates heat and drought conditions well in zone 8


On Jan 25, 2004, gardenmrswi from Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Hasn't rebloomed here but maybe it's too tired from the weeks of bouquets it shows off


On Oct 25, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

For a nursery plant, a beautiful flower that blooms in bunches prolificly! Makes great clumps.


On Feb 13, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

3.25" bloom, 14-20" scape. This is a great re-bloomer and makes a nice border plant.Roberson 1989