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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Seductor'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Seductor
Hybridized by Gates
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Lynnville, Indiana

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

South China, Maine

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Southold, New York

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 14, 2013, BlissfulGarden from Baton Rouge, LA wrote:

'Seductor' is typically the first to bloom for me, putting out generous buds. It stands up well to our summer heat and is relatively disease-free. Good choice!

Positive

On Aug 28, 2007, pirl from (Arlene) Southold, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

I love Seductor and have had it over 10 years. It's reliable and beautiful. Good multiplier.

Negative

On Aug 9, 2007, Igrowinpa from Beaver Falls, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Seductor does not bloom as an Extra Early in my zone. It blooms later. Also it does not open well when nights are cool, and quickly melts on sunny days.