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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Yankee Doodle 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: Yankee Doodle 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:
Non-patented

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

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Double

Bloom Color:
Purple
Silver/Gray

Color Patterns:
Self
Watermark

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Calif_Sue On Feb 4, 2008, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Intro notes from hybridizer:

[(Little Sensation x Arcadian Sprite) X Blue Flirt] 18 EMRe. SEv. 2 . 4-way branching. 24 buds. Double 80%. This little lavender purple beauty, as you can see, is from single breeding, so you can expect a fair amount of singling on the first set of scapes. I can tell you that during rebloom it is almost always fully double. Grace often remarked that it is like having two flowers in one.

This is a beautiful flower with a lavender purple base and a blue gray watermark eye pattern. It is quite showy and always admired in the garden. Fertile both ways.

Regional...

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

Bowling Green, Kentucky



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