Daylily 'Mini Stella'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Mini Stella
Hybridized by Jablonski
Registered or introduced: 1983
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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)


9-12 in. (22-30 cm)


USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

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 (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Nocturnal (noc.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)



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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:

Kenai, Alaska

Clarkesville, Georgia

Valparaiso, Indiana

Franklin, Louisiana

Durham, Maine

Severn, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Tonawanda, New York

Linden, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jan 8, 2005, mickgene from Linden, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

What a trooper! One of my 2-year old plants had over 240 buds last year. But it's not as mini as I'd expected.


On Jul 14, 2004, hostaguy52 from Tonawanda, NY wrote:

This is by far the smallest Daylily I have ever come upon. It goes out of bloom for a while in mid July here (Westen New York State) but begins to bloom again later in the summer. A true miniature with even the tiny leaves in scale. Grows quickly and soon there are more than enough to go just about everywhere at the front of the border.


On Jun 11, 2004, lady_fuchsia from Clarkesville, GA (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant blooms like crazy. In Clarkesville, it starts blooming the first of May and blooms all summer until frost. I keep the seed pods from forming because I get all the plants I need and then some just by dividing the plants. No problem with pests, drought tolerant. The deer don't seem to like it. Masses of bright cheerful blooms.


On Feb 5, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

1.25" yellow blooms with a orange eye,Jablonski 1983