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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Newberry News'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Newberry News
Hybridized by Rushing; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988

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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:
Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive midlandsmanna On Feb 24, 2012, midlandsmanna from Gaston, SC wrote:

Newberry News is a vigorous daylily and multiplies easily. I have had difficulty in getting the blooms to set pods when hybridized. I did finally get two pods in 2011. Hopefully, theses seedlings will bloom this year (2012).

The past two years have been brutal as far as the heat with temperatures in the 100 degs in June. This possibly affected pod setting.

The blooms are very large and stunning; it commands attention in the flower bed. Though this daylily doesn't have all the frills, bells and whistles, it is nevertheless a worthy daylily. The throat is a very dark green like it's parents, Green Money and Hudson Valley. Add this one to your daylily beds if given the chance. You won't regret it.

Regional...

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

Gaston, South Carolina



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