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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Voila Francois'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Voila Francois
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)

Hardiness:
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:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Hybridizer notes:

(sib to Alpine Ruffles X Alpine Ruffles) 30 EMRe. emo. Ev. 6 x 3 x 2. 6-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal w). 55 buds.

What an incredible daylily VOILA FRANCOIS is. This round heavily ruffled antique white, like its sib LACY ALL OVER, rarely if ever hangs up. Blooms open early and perfectly flat despite heavy substance and deep fluted ruffling and occasional angel wings.

Another nice thing about this daylily is the terminal w which holds the very large flowers at a nice angle from the vertical making for a perfect display either at the show table or in a border display.

The incredible 55 bud count puts this in a class of some of our best branched and budded full forms. You just do not see this kind of branching and bud count in such a beautifully formed flower with such size and excellent plant habit.
Some visitors to the garden have called this flower the best flower seen in Florida in 2008 and one has preordered 5 plants of it. I will let you decide if you agree. Certainly it is very special and named for our dear friend Francois Verhaert. Fertile both ways.

Regional...

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

Lincoln, Nebraska



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