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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Scarlet Orbit'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Scarlet Orbit
Hybridized by Gates; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Early (E)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

First red that acts like a rebloomer in Maine that I have found. Love it and the fact that it is hardy. No wonder it produces so many blooms having Charles Johnston as an ancestor.

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

6" red blooms,22" scapes

Regional...

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

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
Tallahassee, Florida
Thomson, Georgia
Williamsville, Illinois
Cloverdale, Indiana
Hebron, Kentucky
Durham, Maine
Groveland, Massachusetts
Reading, Massachusetts
Brown City, Michigan
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Lansing, Michigan
Hollister, Missouri
Auburn, New Hampshire
Rochester, New York
Morehead City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Felicity, Ohio
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Newport, Rhode Island
Seven Oaks, South Carolina
Cedar Park, Texas
Cinco Ranch, Texas
Mansfield, Texas
Dublin, Virginia



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