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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Baby Betsy'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Betsy
Hybridized by Maxwell
Registered or introduced: 1972
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Lincoln, Illinois

Auburn, New Hampshire

Enid, Oklahoma

Rumford, Rhode Island

Darlington, South Carolina

Hixson, Tennessee

Marion, Wisconsin (2 reports)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 27, 2011, susansconi from Rumford, RI (Zone 5b) wrote:

Beautiful daylily! Perfect compact plant, prolific bloomer, & beautiful color. Excellent performance! I find her color to be more of a cherry to rosey red with a soft 1/8-1/4" outline of pale pink that really brings out the color of the petals. Looks beautiful from morning to night. The pic I posted came out very true to color for my zone 5-6 garden. Color holds well considering she's in all day sun- and a great rebloomer, too! Excellent choice

Positive

On Jan 25, 2004, gardenmrswi from Milwaukee, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Delightful cherry red trimmed with white edges.

Positive

On Jan 3, 2004, ander from Morning Sun, IA wrote:

Lots of bloom

Neutral

On Feb 11, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

2.5" blooms, 18" scape, Maxwell T. 1972