Daylily 'Cosmic Odyssey'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Cosmic Odyssey
Additional cultivar information:(Precious Candy Bit of Blue)
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2007
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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.)

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Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



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

Trout, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 2, 2013, swampchic from TROUT, LA wrote:

This plant bloomed within 4 weeks of being planted. It has been in the ground since Sept. 2012 and has already increased from 3 fans to 4. The flower bloomed exactly matching the hybridizer's photo and is beautiful. It has a very pleasant scent, but the fragrance isn't strong enough to waft you have to put your nose within a few inches to smell it. This plant is a keeper!


On Feb 13, 2011, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pink with blue lavender eye and edge above green throat.


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

Hybridizer notes:

(Precious Candy x Bit Of Blue) 38 EMRe. emo. Ev. 5 x 2.25 x 1.5. 5-way branching (2 laterals + terminal w). 30-35 buds.
From the first time COSMIC ODYSSEY bloomed I knew it would be an introduction if it proved itself with its tall, wide spaced branching all up and down the scape with three colors in the eye and three colors in the edge.
Like all multicolored eyes the pattern is reverse on the edge. The eye begins with an outer ring of fuchsia, then purple, then blue lavender, then light lavender and then charcoal. I have no doubt that as we expand the outer edge all the patterns of the eye will be visible there as well. In my minds eye, it is not if, but when. The base color is exceptionally clear lavender and a great improvemen... read more