Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ming Porcelain'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ming Porcelain
Additional cultivar information:(Ring of Change Tet. Lullaby Baby)
Hybridized by Kirchhoff
Registered or introduced: 1981
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

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

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Coral/Apricot

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bright Yellow

Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:

Self

Halo

Edge

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Lenington All-American Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Moline, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Coushatta, Louisiana

Durham, Maine

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Southfield, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Williamstown, New Jersey

Morehead City, North Carolina

Ravenna, Ohio

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Linden, Texas

Smithfield, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
3
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Oct 31, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pastel ivory pink touched peach edged gold and wide yellow halo with lime green throat.

Positive

On Apr 16, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

On a good day, this delicate colored daylily with the gold edge is stunning. Rain spots will damage the blooms.

Positive

On Jul 26, 2008, CMaverick from Southfield, MI wrote:

Delicate foliage. Unfortunately, the deer find the buds to be choice. It is usually the first to be eaten.

Neutral

On Jun 30, 2004, Melissa_Ohio from Southwestern, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

My second year for this plant, and it just does not get the size it is supposed to, or the coloring.

Positive

On Nov 7, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

I like this plant, had only 2 years, and its a nice soft colored flower with big wide pettels and good substence.

Neutral

On Jun 14, 2003, yogaman from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridized by D. Kirchhoff in 1981. 5.5 inch bloom on a 28 inch scape. Ivory pink touched, peach edged gold. Parentage: Ring of Change X Tera Lullaby Baby.
Lenington All-America Award - 2001