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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Southern Blues'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Southern Blues
Hybridized by G. Stamile; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Blue-Violet
Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Calif_Sue On Nov 26, 2008, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes:

{[Blue Alert x (Blue Flirt x All American Baby)] X (All American Baby x Pastilline)} 16 MRe. SEv. 2.875. 3-4 way branching. 25-30 buds.
SOUTHERN BLUES created quite a stir when pictured in the Region 14 Newsletter. There was a new standard for blue in daylilies and SOUTHERN BLUES was setting it. The eye in SOUTHERN BLUES is pure denim blue. The eye is edged in magenta before merging into the cream base. The form is very round and circular.
If you are looking for blue in the eye of a daylily this is it. Fertile both ways.



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