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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Wilson Spider'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Wilson Spider
Hybridized by Oakes; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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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 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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)

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:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Spider Variant (petal length to width is 4.0:1 to 5.0:1)

Bloom Color:
Purple
White/Near White

Color Patterns:
Bitone
Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Harris Olson Spider Award (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MollyJane On Apr 16, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

Very attractive purple spider increases rapidly. In 2 years I have divided it once.

Positive lincolnitess On Aug 17, 2004, lincolnitess from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Wilson Spider has a long season of bloom for me, starting early mid season and blooming into August. Multiplies rapidly.

Regional...

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

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Fairfield, Illinois
Solsberry, Indiana
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Benton, Kentucky
Ewing, Kentucky
Hebron, Kentucky
Salvisa, Kentucky
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Lincoln, Nebraska
Belfield, North Dakota
Felicity, Ohio
Fremont, Ohio
Ravenna, Ohio
Hulbert, Oklahoma
North Augusta, South Carolina
Clarksville, Tennessee
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Marion, Wisconsin



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