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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Watermelon Taffy'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Watermelon Taffy
Hybridized by J. Salter; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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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:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Pink
Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:
Eyes/Banded
Edged/Picoteed

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Hybridizer notes:
WATERMELON TAFFY---(Tropical Cooler x (Continental Holiday x Soho Style) 27scapes. 5 flowers. Semi-evergreen. Midseason. Recurrent. A very pale, soft cream pink flower with a bright rose watermelon eye and edge. The flowers are very round and full with the petal edges carrying both the color of the eye and a fine gold edge. Substance is very heavy and smooth. Scapes are well branched and carry multiple blooms. Fertile. Tetraploid.

Regional...

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

Cut Bank, Montana
Montgomery, Texas



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