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Hemerocallis 'Hush Little Baby'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Hush Little Baby
Hybridized by Sikes
Registered or introduced: 1992
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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)



Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention


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

Logan Lake,

Coto De Caza, California

Grass Valley, California

Waterbury, Connecticut

Dayton, Kentucky

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Durham, Maine

North Yarmouth, Maine

Scarborough, Maine

Norton, Massachusetts

Fairfax, Minnesota

Hopkins, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dexter, Missouri

Winchester, New Hampshire

Williamstown, New Jersey

Ithaca, New York

Pittsford, New York

Schroon Lake, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Pekin, North Dakota

Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

North Augusta, South Carolina (2 reports)

Linden, Virginia

Spokane, Washington

River Falls, Wisconsin

Tomah, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Nov 15, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Great daylily - a bloomin' machine, lovely color. The best reblooming variety I have had so far.


On Jan 22, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Love the color on this one. It opens well and is vigorous in my zone.


On Jul 31, 2004, scarbo from Scarborough, ME wrote:

Each bloom is a work of art, ruffled, elegant, opens beautifully. It puts on a lovely garden display.


On Jul 20, 2004, leslie5 from Ithaca, NY wrote:

I love this plant, which produces many lush flowers in partial shade here in central New York. The photo by bussied shows the truest color.


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

5" rose blend blooms, 22" scapes