Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bitsy'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bitsy
Hybridized by Warner
Registered or introduced: 1963
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

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)

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

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Flower Size:

Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Nocturnal (noc.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Donn Fischer Memorial Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Bakersfield, California

Palo Alto, California

Sacramento, California

Waterman, Illinois

Camden, Maine

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sparks, Nevada

Morehead City, North Carolina

Fremont, Ohio

Portland, Oregon

Newport, Rhode Island

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 26, 2011, pointgarden from Newport, RI wrote:

First and most often last bloomer in my zone 6b garden,nice bright flower.

Positive

On Mar 24, 2005, nevadagdn from Sparks, NV (Zone 7a) wrote:

I like this plant for its reblooming habit, but mostly for the elegant blackish-purple buds and scapes, which set off the golden-yellow flowers to perfection.

Positive

On Jul 15, 2003, jennisue wrote:

Small but profuse blooms, long blooming season.

Neutral

On Feb 5, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

1.5" blooms, 30" scapes,Warner 1963