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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Baby Darling'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Darling
Hybridized by Maxwell; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1971

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 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
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

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

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Purple
Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:
Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive themikeman On Jul 28, 2010, themikeman from Concord, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very neat little daylily. this was the vey first daylily I ever bought. not as tall as most of the daylilies i have as i usually go for really high, tall ones 36 to 48'' but very beautiful dark purply maroon. just a neat classic, purpley lily. very hardy earlier bloomer. i enjoy her very much...mike.

Regional...

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

Hammond, Louisiana
Stockbridge, Michigan
Weatherby, Missouri
Concord, North Carolina
Monroe, North Carolina
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Kalama, Washington



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