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Hemerocallis 'Cosmic Odyssey'

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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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

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Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Pink
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:
Self
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive swampchic 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!

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

Pink with blue lavender eye and edge above green throat.

Neutral Calif_Sue 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 improvement on both parents.
COSMIC ODYSSEY, while far from having a real blue eye, has produced my bluest eyed seedlings to date. The seedlings from COSMIC ODYSSEY also seem to be much larger than most of the blue eyes reflecting the large flowers in the background. Excellent. Fertile both ways.

Regional...

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

Trout, Louisiana



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