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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Karen Sue'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Karen Sue
Hybridized by Roberts; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1975

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Coral/Apricot

Color Patterns:
Bicolor

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A favorite front of the border plant in warm colored gardens Plant about 20"; with 5 inch blooms of coral and cream.

Positive Mainer On Jan 26, 2007, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

One of my favorites for years.

Regional...

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

Solsberry, Indiana
Durham, Maine
Falmouth, Maine
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Fairfax, Minnesota
Morgan, Minnesota
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Auburn, New Hampshire
Endicott, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina (2 reports)
Ravenna, Ohio



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