Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Whimsical'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Whimsical
Hybridized by Wild
Registered or introduced: 1980
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pink

Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

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Water Requirements:

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Regional

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

Little Rock, Arkansas

Alexander, Illinois

Topeka, Kansas

Ewing, Kentucky

Adamstown, Maryland

Madison, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Greene, New York

North Augusta, South Carolina

Hixson, Tennessee

Kalama, Washington

Marion, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 16, 2006, marcidw from Topeka, KS (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pretty but fades in sunlight. Consider planting in part shade or dappled sun. Mine gets sun most of the day. On a cloudy day it is very lovely!

Positive

On Aug 27, 2004, cceamore from Hixson, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

I really love this dayliliy it even holds up in the hard rain and
survived during drought condition. Mine had a long bloom period too.

Neutral

On May 15, 2002, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Wild 1980; 27 scapes, 5 Lavender-pink blooms with lighter midribs