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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bittersweet Honey'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bittersweet Honey
Hybridized by Viette; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
Orange

Color Patterns:
Blend

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive DaylilyDiva219 On Jan 14, 2008, DaylilyDiva219 from Falls Church, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I got Bittersweet Honey at the Daylily & Wine Festival at Andre Viette's nursery about 2 years ago, and it's a wonderful cultivar. Very distinctive form and a beautiful combination of colors, with a very long period of bloom.

Regional...

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

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Falmouth, Maine
Halifax, Massachusetts
Auburn, New Hampshire
Albany, Oregon
Falls Church, Virginia



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