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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Aussie Delight'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Aussie Delight
Hybridized by Smith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Cascading (narrow curling or cascading segments)
Unusual Form

Bloom Color:
Pink
Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Calif_Sue On Oct 2, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes: et (Doyle Pierce x Hank Williams) semi-evergreen. 6 flower, 4-way branching. 30 buds on a 28 scape.
AUSSIE DELIGHT is a beautiful example of what can come from combining the beautiful mauve and lavender tones of Doyle Pierce with the creamy background of flowers such as Hank Williams. This flowers color is very distinctive in that it is a clean and pure new color in daylilies. Its progeny represent a whole new direction in daylily hybridizing.
Fertile both ways



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