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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'White Base'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: White Base
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 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:
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Color Patterns:
Self
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

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:

[Singular Sensation X (Leslie Renee x Cerise Masterpiece (sib to Emerald Bay))] 36 MLa. vfr. emo. Ev. 7 x 3 x 2 . 5-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal y) 35 buds.

As most of you know I am a big proponent of low carotinoid and high white base to give exceptional clarity of color. WHITE BASE is the best illustration of how the white base and white edge of the flower can help enhance the color clarity. It is an excellent breeder because of the size and the white base. Its all about size and color and presentation when talking about flowers and when you have both you have tremendous garden impact. The sneaky little secret is that you also have a hybridizing tool that cannot be beat.
Tall stately scapes and a standout flowers make this a very dramatic presentation. Garden nicknamed pink icicles and much used and loved. Choice! Fertile both ways.



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