Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Orchid Corsage'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Orchid Corsage
Hybridized by Saxton
Registered or introduced: 1975
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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 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

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

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Crispate (pinched, twisted or quilled floral segments)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Pink

Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Litchfield, Connecticut

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

West Monroe, Louisiana

Durham, Maine

Rockland, Maine

Columbia, Maryland

Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Endicott, New York

Schenectady, New York

Stanfordville, New York

Shelby, North Carolina

Felicity, Ohio

Fremont, Ohio

Millersburg, Pennsylvania

Hixson, Tennessee

Kalama, Washington

Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 27, 2003, daredevil from Niagara Falls, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

(Saxton '76) 32" ML 7" DOR (LAVENDER TOUCH X EMPEROR'S ROBE). Vigorous increaser with stout scapes.