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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Dixie Sunrise'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Dixie Sunrise
Hybridized by Stamile; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early (E)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Color Patterns:
Blend
Edged/Picoteed

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Calif_Sue On Nov 26, 2008, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes:

(Leslie Renee X Judy Farquhar) 30 ERe. Emo. Nofr. Ext. Ev. 6 x 4 x 2 . 5-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal Y). 35 buds.

Looking at DIXIE SUNRISE it looks to be an even larger flower than it is. It looks to be over 7 but it is deceptive. It really is the 4 petals and wide sepals that give this flower the illusion of being massive.

DIXIE SUNRISE is a cross that worked as planned. It gets great color from LESLIE RENEE with the large size from JUDY FARQUHAR. The color is superb even in the early season. The color on first scapes is a deep pure rose with an apple green throat. It becomes more rose pink on rebloom. A lovely flower and greatly admired in the garden. Fertile both ways.



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