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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bertie Ferris'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bertie Ferris
Hybridized by Winniford; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1969

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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:
Early (E)

Flower Size:
Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Stout Silver Medal
Donn Fischer Memorial Award (or runner-up)
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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Profile:

5 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kentstar On Jun 29, 2010, kentstar from Ravenna, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Love this little cutie! With it's shorter stature of about 20 inches and it's orange sherbert color! It blooms well for me and is fully winter hardy here in NE Ohio. Worth it!
I just bought 3 more!

Positive NancyMcD On May 7, 2010, NancyMcD from Grand Marais, MI wrote:

Bertie Ferris really cranks out the flowers for a long time; cheerful, easy, happy. Opens well after cool nights, too. A winner!

Positive WUVIE On Mar 19, 2006, WUVIE from Hulbert, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Bertie Ferris is a very adorable cultivar best grown
in pots or in mass for effect.

The bloom is small, but you simply can't resist it's charm.

Positive sanannie On Aug 17, 2005, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

What a little cutie!

Positive Cearbhaill On Jun 8, 2005, Cearbhaill from Russell, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is one of the few daylily cultivars that grows really well for me in South Florida.

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

a nice flower, early and not yellow - but small-nice to have though.

Neutral poppysue On May 16, 2002, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Winniford 1969; Persimmon-orange self

Regional...

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

Pompano Beach, Florida
Trenton, Florida
Moline, Illinois
Ames, Iowa
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Mc Gregor, Iowa
Litchfield, Maine
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Topsfield, Massachusetts
Brown City, Michigan
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Grand Marais, Michigan
Dexter, Missouri
Auburn, New Hampshire
Elba, New York
Ravenna, Ohio
Hulbert, Oklahoma
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
North Augusta, South Carolina
Farmington, Utah
Linden, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



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