Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bittersweet Holiday'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bittersweet Holiday
Hybridized by Kirchhoff
Registered or introduced: 1981
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Orange

Bright Yellow

Brown/Bronze

Color Patterns:

Blend

Halo

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Regional

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

Solsberry, Indiana

Hebron, Kentucky

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Garden City, Michigan

Rochester, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina

Friedensburg, Pennsylvania

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Penhook, Virginia

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Oct 30, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Red, copper and burnt orange blend with wide yellow halo and green throat.
((Lusty Lealand Knave) Ring of Change)

Neutral

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

5.5" blooms, 23" scape, Kirchhoff D. 1981