Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Scarlet Orbit'

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
Registered or introduced: 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

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:

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Bella Vista, Arkansas

Miccosukee Cpo, 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

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Newport, Rhode Island

Columbia, South Carolina

Cedar Park, Texas

Katy, Texas

Mansfield, Texas

Dublin, Virginia

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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:

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

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

6" red blooms,22" scapes