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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ruby Storm'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ruby Storm
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 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Red

Color Patterns:
Eyes/Banded

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Hybridizer notes:

(Elderberry Candy X Tetra Peppermint Delight) 26 Ere. Emo. Slight fr.Dor. 6 x 3 x 2 . 5-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal Y) 25-30 buds.

This ruby red eyed sib to GIANT PANDA was a surprise dormant. The obviously evergreen Tetra PEPPERMINT DELIGHT was carrying genes for dormancy which showed up in RUBY STORM. I expect GIANT PANDA to be carrying those same genes for dormancy.

While still having some orchid influence RUBY STORM is redder than BART ROBERTS. As a result we have taken RUBY STORM primarily to red eyes while BART ROBERTS has been used with many different colors.

Another thing RUBY STORM has is early bloom and strong rebloom. It is one of the most colorful flowers of the early season. Fertile both ways. A very fine daylily.




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