Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Orchid Candy'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Orchid Candy
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

Durham, Maine

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Excelsior, Minnesota

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Yukon, Oklahoma

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 23, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Survived a Maine winter even when planted in Sept and bloomed this summer.

Positive

On May 22, 2006, keyi from Yukon, OK (Zone 7b) wrote:

One small fan put up two scapes (but one was broken in a storm). The first flower is amazingly large compared to the fan size. Color has more peach than photos I've seen, but is very striking.

Positive

On Mar 15, 2005, sybiltwo from Excelsior, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

You just can't go wrong with Stamile's "Candy" series. This one grows and blooms well in zone 4.

Positive

On Nov 7, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

Another great one of the "candies"