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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Song Writer'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Song Writer
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Portsmouth, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 10, 2014, virginiarose from Southeast, VA (Zone 8a) wrote:

6.75 inch flower has 25 inch scapes with 6 branches and 40 buds.

Neutral

On Oct 8, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes:
SONGWRITER (Stamile, P.) TET [(San Ignacrning opener, 6 x 3 x 2 . 6-way branching. 40 buds. Called a red by those seeing it in the early season, SONGWRITER is really a deep, clear vibrant rose with a citron green throat. Blooms are exceptionally large with first blooms easily over 7 and petal width easily over 4. One of the finest Tetra Grace Pierce seedlings I have seen SONGWRITER seems to have it all wonderful flutes and ruffles while opening flat and easily. Later blooms often have a fringey white edge on the edges of the ruffles. Absolutely gorgeous and a personal favorite. Fertile both ways