Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Baby Blues'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Blues
Hybridized by G. Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1990
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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:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Donn Fischer Memorial Award (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Harwinton, Connecticut (2 reports)

Ewing, Kentucky

Brownfield, Maine

South China, Maine

Hagerstown, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Cut Bank, Montana

Schroon Lake, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Fremont, Ohio

Franklin, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

nice small flower-good substence-flower bunching-delecate eye-fairly long blooming season.