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PlantFiles: 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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981

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24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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:

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)


Awards (if applicable):
Lenington All-American Award (or runner-up)
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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3 positives
3 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral DaylilySLP 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 MollyJane 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 CMaverick 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 Melissa_Ohio 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 pigeon1943 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 yogaman 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


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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