Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Sombrero Way'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Sombrero Way
Hybridized by Reckamp
Registered or introduced: 1976
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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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Orange

Color Patterns:

Blend

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

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:

Long Beach, California

Logansport, Indiana

Hebron, Kentucky

Excelsior, Minnesota

Berkshire, New York

Stone Ridge, New York

Dayton, Ohio

Friedensburg, Pennsylvania

Pottstown, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 26, 2007, rdeen from Stone Ridge, NY wrote:

I couldn't do without this plant. It begins when the rest are quitting. Vigorous growth, glowing color, heavy texture, plentiful bloom. 80 bud count today!

Neutral

On Nov 6, 2005, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

1978 Richard C. Peck Memorial Award Winner

Positive

On Sep 20, 2005, dlyn from Berkshire, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

I love this daylily. Lots of buds with good branching. It reblooms for me here in zone 5, still in flower through the first couple frosts.