Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Open Hearth'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Open Hearth
Hybridized by Lambert
Registered or introduced: 1976
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Spatulate (segments markedly wider at the end)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:

Bitone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Denver, Colorado

Morris, Connecticut

Palmyra, Illinois

Macy, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Salvisa, Kentucky

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Tawas City, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Elizabeth City, North Carolina (2 reports)

Coshocton, Ohio

Felicity, Ohio

Glouster, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

North Augusta, South Carolina

Riverton, Utah

Amelia Court House, Virginia

Smithfield, Virginia

Cathan, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 8, 2006, nbyers from Ogden, UT (Zone 5a) wrote:

I have had great success with this daylily. The blooms are huge and magnificent and I would recommend this cultivar to others. It is planted in full sun in a raised bed with very rich soil.

Positive

On Feb 24, 2006, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Lambert, 1976. Large brightly colored flowers. Attracts attention.