Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Eleonore'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Eleonore
Hybridized by Verhaert
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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:

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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Logan Lake,

Snellville, Georgia

Clive, Iowa

Dodgeville, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 26, 2011, mcash70 from Logan Lake, BC (Zone 3a) wrote:

Eleonore is an exceptional plant in my zone 3a garden, multiplied well, strong growth and scapes, bloomed until frost.

Neutral

On Mar 24, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

'Eleonore' offers large, striking flowers in two shades of lavender that remain open over an extended day, maturing to paler tones toward evening. Boasting a very heavy bud count and a semi-evergreen habit.

The 6-inch blooms offer 3 upper petals of soft lavender above 3 lower petals of lavender so pale it is nearly white. Open for 16 hours (well into evening), the upper petals become much more pale toward late afternoon, offering nice variation in a large planting. This very heavy-budded Daylily flowers over a long early- through midsummer season, adding unusual color to garden or container.

A tetraploid Daylily, 'Eleonore' can withstand the most severe winter climates, yet is also quite heat- and humidity-tolerant. It is named for the Dutch plantswoman Eleono... read more