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Daylily 'Strawberry Fields Forever'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Strawberry Fields Forever
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1997
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24-36 in. (60-90 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)

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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:


Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Color Patterns:



Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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

Hawkinsville, Georgia

Spring Grove, Illinois

Petersburg, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Durham, Maine

South China, Maine

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Ware, Massachusetts

Carleton, Michigan

Swartz Creek, Michigan

Wayzata, Minnesota

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Lewisville, North Carolina

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Freedom, Pennsylvania

League City, Texas

Weston, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 1, 2012, tsaseen from Lewisville, NC wrote:

I planted this 2 years ago, and still have yet to see it bloom..I had almost forgot that I had it in the garden until I came across it in my flower journal. I investigated, found the plant, and still no bloom...


On Jan 25, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

I placed this plant in the most direct sun I could find that is in my wooden raised maltese cross flower bed and it survives beautifully in the colder flower bed and even produces an edge on the really warm days. Otherwise it produces pink flowers with no edge showing. Seems to multiply at a good rate. Strawberry Candy in my opinion is still the best pink edged daylily for my zone.


On Aug 14, 2003, hemlady from Melvindale, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I was disappointed in the bloom on this one. Doesn't look at all like photos you see with the red edge ot it. That was one of the reasons I purchased it. I have since found out that it needs a lot of hot sun to produce the edge, which we do not get in Michigan.


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

4.5" pink blooms with a strawberry eye, 26" scapes


On Nov 15, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

At its best it is beautiful but it rarely blooms anywhere near the way it was advertised.