Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Baltimore Oriole'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Baltimore Oriole
Hybridized by Griesbach-Klehm
Registered or introduced: 1979
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Orange

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

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Regional

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

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Round Lake, Illinois

Ames, Iowa

Ellicott City, Maryland

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Morehead City, North Carolina

Hicksville, Ohio

Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

North Augusta, South Carolina

Falls Church, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 16, 2008, DaylilyDiva219 from Falls Church, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

2007 was my second year with "Baltimore Oriole" and it did very well here in Northern VA. It's a lovely red, with a thin white edging, and very attractive shape.

Neutral

On Feb 1, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

6" blooms, Griesbach-Klehm 1979