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Daylily 'Running Hot'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Running Hot
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2007
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:


Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:



Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



Awards (if applicable):

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Gardeners' Notes:


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

Hybridizer intro notes:

Parentage: [(Northern Glitter x Walking In Beauty) X Zephyrs Song]
28 EMRe. emo. Ev. 6.5 x 3.5 x 2.5. 4-way branching (2 laterals + terminal y). 30-35 buds.
Another red from pink breeding like BORN TO RUN. Other hybridizers are exploring similar lines of thought. Without any reds in the background for as far as we can go back, we are seeing the emergence of saturated red colors from the rose end of the spectrum.
Like traditional reds RUNNING HOT has been an important parent for both red and purple. This should not be too surprising since the difference between a red and a purple lies in the position of one hydroxyl group on a benzene ring. Still for a hybridizer it gives one flexibility to shift color without mud... read more