Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Butterfly Cove'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Butterfly Cove
Additional cultivar information:(Precious Candy Tet. Ben Lee)
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2007
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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:

Non-patented

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:

Rose/Mauve

Cream/Tan

Silver/Gray

Color Patterns:

Self

Eyezone

Edge

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:

Dayton, Kentucky

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Hybridizer notes:

(Precious Candy x Tetra Ben Lee) 25 EMRe. emo. nofr. Ev. 5.25 x 2.25́x 1.75. 4-way branching (2 laterals + terminal y).
BUTTERFLY COVE brings a new pallet of colors into the patterns. We now have red, pink and charcoal joining the more traditional lavender and charcoal in the eye.
In fact this daylily has the most charcoal of any of my daylilies to date. The narrow petals allow the pattern to be seen on the sepals as well. All patterned daylilies have sepal patterns but usually the petals are too wide for them to be observed. It is nice to see it in this flower.
Edging on this daylily is both red and silver. The eye pattern breaks ethereally like tricolors into many wide bands of color. Very different and unusual. ... read more