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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Orchid Candy'

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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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Profile:

4 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Mainer 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 keyi 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 sybiltwo 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 FLGator On Nov 7, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

Another great one of the "candies"

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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