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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Flying Tigers'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Flying Tigers
Additional cultivar information: (Pumpkin Moonshine Tet. Ruffled Masterpiece)
Hybridized by Trimmer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Early (E)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Red
Orange

Color Patterns:
Self
Halo

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral DaylilySLP On Nov 19, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pale orange with pale rouge halo above green throat.

Neutral Calif_Sue On Oct 3, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes: FLYING TIGERS (Dan Trimmer) Tetraploid (Pumpkin Moonshine x Tetra Ruffled Masterpiece) 32" E Re. Sev. 5 " TET
Orange is one of the best colors in the daylily world, yet to my taste is greatly under represented. Round, ruffled, fertile, tall, and well branched all describe FLYING TIGERS. Named in honor of those brave pre WWII pilots who have yet to receive their due honors.

Regional...

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

Ravenna, Ohio



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