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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: Midseason (M) Reblooming (Re)
Flower Size: Large (more than 4.5" diameter)
Blooming Habit: Diurnal (diu.)
Flower Type: Single
Bloom Color: Pink
Color Patterns: Self
Flower Fragrance: No fragrance
Foliage Habit: Semi-evergreen (sev.)
Awards (if applicable): Stout Silver Medal Award of Merit (or runner-up) Honorable Mention
On Nov 22, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:
I've had good luck with this daylily in zone 4a. It does get a bit of afternoon shade. It has heavy scapes and large flowers, and the color is a pale pink/peach that blends well with other flowers and foliage.
On Jan 20, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:
Starts slow in zone 3 but this is year three and it is big, Much larger and hardier than it's ancestor Fairy Tale Pink. Beautiful peach pink in color and I love the texture. I like placing it with yellows that bloom at the same time.
On Jul 20, 2008, northgrass from West Chazy, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:
I grow this plant in a spot that benefits from afternoon shade.
I am please with the soft color that glows in the late afternoons. The not too tall scapes hold well in the rain, they produce many flowers.
On Jul 17, 2006, pajaritomt from Los Alamos, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:
I have been growing Barbara Mitchell outdoors in a 1 gallon container which I often forget to water here in Zone 5a. It has bloomed for me every year anyhow. This year I put it in the soil where it will be watered by drip irrigation. It should do much better now.
On May 16, 2002, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:
C. Pierce 1985; Pink self with green throat, 20 inch scape, large 6 inch bloom, ruffled
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Kinsey, Alabama Wedowee, Alabama Bella Vista, Arkansas Conway, Arkansas Sherwood, Arkansas San Jose, California Eatonville, Florida East Newnan, Georgia Jacksonville, Illinois Mount Prospect, Illinois Logansport, Indiana Cedar Rapids, Iowa Barbourville, Kentucky Ewing, Kentucky Hazard, Kentucky Hebron, Kentucky Lancaster, Kentucky Trout, Louisiana Durham, Maine Rockland, Maine Linthicum, Maryland Mashpee, Massachusetts Shelburne, Massachusetts Dearborn Heights, Michigan Excelsior, Minnesota Hopkins, Minnesota Waynesboro, Mississippi Auburn, New Hampshire Brentwood, New Hampshire Los Alamos, New Mexico Averill Park, New York Elizabeth City, North Carolina Ellerbe, North Carolina Morehead City, North Carolina Woodfin, North Carolina Pembina, North Dakota Bay View, Ohio Felicity, Ohio Perrysburg, Ohio Tulsa, Oklahoma Franklin Park, Pennsylvania Freedom, Pennsylvania Hellertown, Pennsylvania Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania Millersburg, Pennsylvania Conway, South Carolina North Augusta, South Carolina Simpsonville, South Carolina Cedar Park, Texas Garland, Texas Shepherd, Texas Bountiful, Utah Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia Lexington, Virginia Penhook, Virginia Kalama, Washington Weston, West Virginia Augusta, Wisconsin Marion, Wisconsin River Falls, Wisconsin