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Daylily 'Thomas Tew'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Thomas Tew
Additional cultivar information:(Rock Solid Tet. Peppermint Delight)
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2008
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)


Color Patterns:




Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Nov 25, 2008, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes:

(Rock Solid X Tetra Peppermint Delight) 38 MRe. emo. fr. Ev. 6.5 x 3 x 2. 5-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal y). 40-45 buds.

This wonderful sib to CHRISTOPHER MOODY is like a super ROCK SOLID on steroids. THOMAS TEW comes in a little later than most of the Tetra Peppermint Delight seedlings but what a dramatic impact it makes with huge cream flowers with dramatic black plum eyes and huge chartreuse throats on very tall well branched scapes. The old convention that you got the plant habit from the pod parent and the flower from the pollen parent is born out in this flower. The tall well branched scapes come from ROCK SOLID but the flower size and dramatic eye is from the pollen parent. Our tallest and best branched d... read more