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Daylily 'Twist and Spin'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Twist and Spin
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2008
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 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:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Crispate (pinched, twisted or quilled floral segments)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:



Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



Awards (if applicable):

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Foliage Color:

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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:

(Wild and Wonderful X Wild and Free) 50 EMRe. emo. fr. Ev. 7 x 1.73 x 1. 6-way branching (3 laterals plus terminal W) 40 buds. Unusual form. Crispate.

I have loved twisting and spinning daylilies ever since I saw the first of Snooks Harvilles spiders. I was determined that I would have that same movement in the tet spiders. TWIST and SPIN is an outstanding example of what can be done to give motion to the tet spiders.

The flower, itself, is a medium red with a deep ruby red eye and huge citron green throat. The flowers open right from the throat to present a very flat face with a little to no trumpeting.
A delightful flower. Fertile both ways.