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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ben Lee'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ben Lee
Hybridized by Hansen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

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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

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

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

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Pink
Blue-Violet
Purple

Color Patterns:
Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Annie T. Giles Award (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

4" blooms, 20" scape, Hansen 1994
Also awarded Honorable Mention 1997.

Regional...

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

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio



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