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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Tutankhamun'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Tutankhamun
Hybridized by Elliot; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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)

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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

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

Flower Type:

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)


Awards (if applicable):
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2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive dbpbkc On Jul 11, 2008, dbpbkc from pleasant Hill, MO wrote:

Takes heat , drought, and sun very well. Nicely fragrant. Multiplies quickly in Kansas.

Neutral alicewho On May 28, 2007, alicewho from North Augusta, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:


Positive kiseki2u On Jul 10, 2003, kiseki2u wrote:

vigerous bloomer and very beautiful.

Neutral mystic On Feb 1, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

4.5" blooms,26" scapes,Elliot (1978)


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

Oswego, Illinois
Fairway, Kansas
Overland Park, Kansas
Auburn, New Hampshire
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
North Augusta, South Carolina
Huntington, West Virginia
Lake Shangrila, Wisconsin

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