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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Leonard Bernstein'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Leonard Bernstein
Hybridized by Kirchhoff; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
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:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral yogaman On Jun 13, 2003, yogaman from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridized by D. Kirchhoff in 1991. 5.5 inch bloom on a 26 inch scape. Bright red self with a green throat. Early to mid season bloomer. Reblooming evergreen. Parentage: Vintage Bordeaux X Kents Favorite Two. Junion Citation in 1992 and Honorable Mention in 1996.

Regional...

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

Freedom, Pennsylvania
Arlington, Texas



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