Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Lonesome Heart'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Lonesome Heart
Additional cultivar information:(Singular Sensation Zephyr's Song)
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2006
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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 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:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pink

White/Near White

Color Patterns:

Self

Edge

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

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

Hybridizer intro notes:

(Singular Sensation x Zephyrs Song) 35 MRe. emo. Ev. 6 x 4 3/8 x 2 3/8. 5-way branching (2 laterals + W ). 28 buds. Want a $500 breeder for $100? This flower is it! LONESOME HEART is the pod parent of some of the largest white edged pinks in the garden. It gives huge flowers with clear colors, tall well-branched scapes with excellent plant habit. It is the pod parent of my 7 pale pink with a 1 flat green fringey edge. If you hybridize, this is a great flower and it will take a variety of pollens put to it. It seems to want to give green and white edges even when crossed with yellow and gold edges.

As a garden flower LONESOME HEART is wonderful. The very large blooms are displayed well and create tremendous garden imp... read more