Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Starman's Quest'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Starman's Quest
Hybridized by Burkey
Registered or introduced: 1989
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Crispate (pinched, twisted or quilled floral segments)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Purple

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Don C. Stevens Award (or runner-up)

R.W. Munson, Jr. Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mc Gregor, Iowa

Salina, Kansas

Ewing, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

South China, Maine

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Hilton, New York

Concord, North Carolina

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Cincinnati, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio

Lynchburg, Ohio

Kalama, Washington

Tomah, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 4, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Had Starman's Quest for a few years. It seemed to not be happy where I first planted it. Found another good spot and now its getting it's mojo. Full this year (Scapes and buds).

Violet mauve semi-spider with dark purple eyezone and green chartreuse throat. (Trahlyta Persian Pattern)

Positive

On Jul 21, 2009, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This plant is a fighter. I love it. After 3 years of neglect and being covered with obedient plants it still survives. The markings are not as dominant as when I posted it in 2006 but still a beauty.

Positive

On May 4, 2009, HemDigger from Salina, KS wrote:

One of my favorites in the garden.