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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Zinfandel'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Zinfandel
Hybridized by Kirchhoff; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979

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

Bloom Time:
Early (E)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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Profile:

2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive DaylilyDiva219 On Jan 25, 2008, DaylilyDiva219 from Falls Church, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

The 2007 season was the first year for Zinfandel in my garden, and it was a lovely addition. A very deep rich color which was more sunfast than most of my other dark daylilies in the hot mid-day sun on the patio.

Positive KillerChihuahua On Jul 19, 2005, KillerChihuahua from Merritt Island, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Astoundingly substantial blooms, produced in profusion over a long season. Shows much better in person than in the photos.

Neutral Shelly221 On Apr 29, 2004, Shelly221 from Denver, CO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Kirchoff 1979

Neutral poppysue On Jan 26, 2004, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

1990 James E. Marsh Award

Regional...

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

Grady, Alabama
Merritt Island, Florida
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Albany, Oregon
Falls Church, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia



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