Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Siloam Ethel Smith'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Siloam Ethel Smith
Hybridized by Henry
Registered or introduced: 1981
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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:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Hawkinsville, Georgia

Chicago, Illinois (2 reports)

Wichita, Kansas

Dayton, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

North Yarmouth, Maine

Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Morehead City, North Carolina

Belfield, North Dakota

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

Very hardy in my zone. Have it in a triangle of my wooden maltese cross raised bed and that is a very cold spot. Seems to bloom every other year so far. Increased rapidly.

Neutral

On Jan 30, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

3" blooms, 20" scapes, Henry P (1981)