Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Nanuq'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Nanuq
Hybridized by Jinkerson
Registered or introduced: 1986
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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

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

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:

Ashton, Illinois

Oak Park, Illinois

Waterman, Illinois

Ellicott City, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Fairfax, Minnesota

Munsonville, New Hampshire

Endicott, New York

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

Bristol, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 17, 2013, bjh88 from Oak Park, IL wrote:

Beautiful cream color (near-white); heavy substance. Slow to increase, but when it hits its stride (maybe the third year?), it's a strong performer.

Positive

On Apr 16, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

The truest white I have. In sunlight it really shines out. Mine has been slow to increase - I have not divided it in 5 years. But it's worth it for the color.