Daylily
Hemerocallis 'May May'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: May May
Hybridized by Hayward
Registered or introduced: 1976
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Nocturnal (noc.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

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Regional

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

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Ames, Iowa

Benton, Kentucky

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Columbia, Maryland

Mashpee, Massachusetts

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Celina, Tennessee

Dodgeville, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 9, 2003, daredevil from Niagara Falls, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

I agree. MAY MAY routinely has a 72 day bloom period in my zone 6 NY garden.

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On Nov 8, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

One of my favorite small early daylilies. It keeps on blooming on tall scapes, and bunches well with many blooms a day. Great plant!