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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Kindly Light'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Kindly Light
Hybridized by Bechtold; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1949

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Spider (petal length to width is 5.0:1 or more)

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Harris Olson Spider Award (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

4 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive OKI_T On Jun 23, 2010, OKI_T from Tokyo
Japan wrote:

Honorable Mention, 1955

Positive TroubleX2 On May 19, 2010, TroubleX2 from Montgomery, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

One of the first spiders in my garden. Love the bright lemon color, can spot this one for a mile. An old spider but a tried and true one.

Positive MollyJane On Apr 16, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

Big yellow spider is a highlight of my garden. Visitors always want a piece of it.

Positive yogaman On Jul 1, 2003, yogaman from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Light green yellow self. 7.7 ration spider
1989 - Harris Olson Spider Award

Neutral mystic On Jan 23, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

28" scapes, Green/yellow spider.

Regional...

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

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San Jose, California
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Solsberry, Indiana
Rockland, Maine
Brown City, Michigan
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Auburn, New Hampshire
Schenectady, New York
Morehead City, North Carolina
Defiance, Ohio
Ravenna, Ohio
Portland, Oregon
North Augusta, South Carolina
Montgomery, Texas
Kalama, Washington



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