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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Surprisingly Pink'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Surprisingly Pink
Hybridized by Pierce
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

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

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pink

Color Patterns:

Blend

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Falls Church, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 22, 2008, DaylilyDiva219 from Falls Church, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I've had "Surprisingly Pink" in my garden for quite some time, and it's been a very dependable, trouble-free performer. It's multiplied nicely, not rampantly (which is a good thing in my limited sunny space), increasing in bloom each year. The flower form is a heavily-ridged corduroy, with a delicate light pink color.

Neutral

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

6" pink blend blooms,18" scapes