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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Siloam Baby Talk'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Siloam Baby Talk
Hybridized by P. Henry
Registered or introduced: 1982
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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 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

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

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Miniature (less than 3" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Color Patterns:

Halo

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:

Macy, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Fayette, Iowa

Mc Gregor, Iowa

Ewing, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

South China, Maine

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Owosso, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Belfield, North Dakota

Cincinnati, Ohio

Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

Kalama, Washington

Madison, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

Hardy in Maine, blooms in partial shade and seems to be a good increaser. I like the delicateness of the blooms.

Neutral

On Jul 4, 2003, JanFRN from St. Albert
Canada wrote:

I wanted a dwarf daylily, something I could put in a gap in the foreground of my front flowerbed, and this seemed to fit the bill. I had more in the package than I could use in the front, so I planted this one in my back yard. It did much better in the eastern exposure of the back than in the western exposure of the front. Winnipeg is a Zone 3a, sometimes a 2b. I only got three blooms on this one, and single blooms on the ones in the front yard, and only after two seasons.

Positive

On Apr 27, 2003, beckykay from Godfrey, IL (Zone 6a) wrote:

It's me Beckykay and I do like this plant very much. I have had this plant about 3 years and I divided it and both plants are doing good. I like the height on this and have it planted in front of a larger lily. Thx.

Positive

On Apr 19, 2003, MartyJo from Fayette, IA (Zone 4b) wrote:

Delicate and diminutive - one of my favorites!