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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Suzie Wong'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Suzie Wong
Hybridized by Kennedy
Registered or introduced: 1962
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 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

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

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Annie T. Giles Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Snellville, Georgia

Macy, Indiana

Durham, Maine

Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Elba, New York

Endicott, New York

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 14, 2007, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Very Hardy, goes with other colors and plants like lilium very nicely and is one of the earlier ones to bloom, has a long season of bloom and even reblooms once in a while here in Maine. Parent of Happy Returns which is another great daylily.

Positive

On Feb 24, 2006, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Hybridized by Kennedy, 1962. Nice yellow with a soft sweet fragrance. Blooms early through midseason here. Strong growth with lots of flowers; hardy.

Positive

On Jan 31, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is one of my earliest to bloom, seems to bloom endlessly.
4.5" yellow flowers, 24" scapes,Kennedy (1962)