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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ida's Magic'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ida's Magic
Hybridized by Munson
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:

Blend

Edged/Picoteed

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Stout Silver Medal

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Regional

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

Tuskegee, Alabama

Blythe, California

San Jose, California

Sebring, Florida

Auburn, New Hampshire

Millville, New Jersey

Southold, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Felicity, Ohio

Greenwich, Ohio

Mount Gilead, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
3
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 19, 2013, asturnut from Anchorage, AK (Zone 4b) wrote:

Ida's Magic was a really pretty flower that charmed me despite her price tag, unfortuantely, in my hot So. NJ garden, she was often disfigured by the heat or her color was mottled by rain and the requent waterings she required.

Neutral

On Mar 15, 2005, sybiltwo from Excelsior, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

This was one of my "zone test" lilies. It did not survive our zone 4 winter. Too bad, since it's a SSM.

Positive

On May 19, 2003, coope53 from Sebring, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Adaptable,clump impressive,great performer

Neutral

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

6" peach blooms with a gold edge, 28" scapes

Positive

On Nov 7, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

Excellent lily. Clumps rapidly and blooms extremely well when it clumps. Color is different in different locations.