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PlantFiles: Daylily
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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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4 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive ms_greenjeans 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.

Positive Mainer 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.

Positive scarbo 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.

Positive leslie5 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.

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

5" rose blend blooms, 22" scapes


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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