Daylily 'Janice Brown'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Janice Brown
Hybridized by Brown
Registered or introduced: 1986
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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


15-18 in. (38-45 cm)


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)

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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Stout Silver Medal

Annie T. Giles Award (or runner-up)

Don C. Stevens Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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


Geyserville, California

San Jose, California

Harwinton, Connecticut (2 reports)

Atlantic Beach, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Snellville, Georgia

Hazel Crest, Illinois

Waterman, Illinois

Greenville, Indiana

Macy, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hebron, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

North Yarmouth, Maine

South China, Maine

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Owosso, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richmond, Missouri

Auburn, New Hampshire

Cherry Valley, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Felicity, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Depoe Bay, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Fort Mill, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Hixson, Tennessee

Cathan, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jan 23, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Seems to be very hardy in my zone. Can see Janice Brown in many daylilies like Dragon's Eye, Elegant Candy and Lavender Blue Baby. Love it having the whole stalk in bloom at once, is quite a show. When I see Janice Brown in the lineage I can bet it will be hardy in my zone.


On Oct 31, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

a wonderful plant-great flower with good substence, and bunches well -great show, a winner!


On May 16, 2002, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

E.C.Brown 1986; Pink with deep pink eyezone and green throat, 21 inch scape, 4.3 inch bloom