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Daylily 'Marseilles Watercolor'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Marseilles Watercolor
Additional cultivar information:(Tholian Web Bit of Blue)
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 2007
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow


Color Patterns:



Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



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Gardeners' Notes:


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

Hybridizer notes:

(Tholian Web x Bit Of Blue) 31 EERe. emo.nofr. Ev. 5.25 x 2.5 x 1.75. 5-way branching. 35 buds.
Totally unlike its sib BARCODE with its distinct bands, MARSEILLES WATERCOLOR always reminds me of a watercolor. The colors are so soft and seemingly melt into each other so it is difficult to discern where one color ends and the other begins. The exception, of course, is the bright fuchsia outer eye band which repeats onto the edge.
One of the earliest patterned daylilies to bloom in the garden, MARSEILLES WATERCOLOR displays great floriferousness with multiple branching and bloom providing terrific color impact.
Like with COSMIC ODYSSEY, I was drawn to MARSEILLES WATERCOLOR from its first bloom. It was so different from all ... read more