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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bluebird Butterfly'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bluebird Butterfly
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2007
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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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Maitland, Florida

Hazard, Kentucky

Garland, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

Hybridizer notes:

(Fractal x Bit Of Blue) 28 MlRe. emo. Ev. 4 x 2.5 x 1.5. 5-way branching. 35-40 buds.
BLUEBIRD BUTTERFLY is the bluest eyed daylily that we have done to date. The eye in the early flowers is exceptionally blue and edged in fuchsia (the image shows early bloom). The edge reverses this pattern with the blue on the outside of the edge and fuchsia on the inside. Like all bluish eyes I have seen, the flowers become more greyed lavender or slate lavender as they continue to bloom. This tells me that we, in the world of daylilies with our somewhat variable colors, will have to achieve a real saturated navy blue eye which then can undergo transition to medium blue. In this quest I think BLUEBIRD BUTTERFLY is going to be a most important parent for e... read more