Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Big Kiss'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Big Kiss
Hybridized by Joiner
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Double

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Coral/Apricot

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Miccosukee Cpo, Florida

Commerce, Georgia

Nilwood, Illinois

Williamsville, Illinois

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dayton, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

New Roads, Louisiana

Ventress, Louisiana

Falmouth, Maine

Revere, Massachusetts

Moss Point, Mississippi

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Lincoln, Nebraska

Auburn, New Hampshire

Ballston Spa, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Glouster, Ohio

Perrysburg, Ohio

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Celina, Tennessee

Ennis, Texas

Montgomery, Texas

American Fork, Utah

Kalama, Washington

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

I've seen 'Big Kiss' listed in catalogs as single and as double. It's always been double and full for me.