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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Magnicent Magpie'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Magnicent Magpie
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 midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Purple

Color Patterns:
Self
Edged/Picoteed

Flower Fragrance:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Hybridizer notes:

(Cerise Masterpiece X Larry Allen Miller) 32 EMRe. Emo. Ev. 6 x 3 x 2 . 8-way branching (5 laterals plus terminal W). 60 buds.

This beautiful aster violet daylily with a white edge opens flat even in the cool of the early season. In fact, MAGNIFICENT MAGPIE is one of the first of the purples to bloom in the garden. What makes MAGNIFICENT MAGPIE special is that it takes CERISE MASTERPIECE back to its purple roots and that it is perhaps the most heavily branched and budded flower I have ever done. Fertile both ways. Very fine.



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