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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Grand Opera'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Grand Opera
Hybridized by Munson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Red
Green

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive lilyq On Apr 11, 2006, lilyq from Fairfax, MN wrote:

I just LOVE this daylily--the pictures don't do it justice. Have had it for 3 years now and it's one of my top 20 favorites.

Positive TimO On Jun 1, 2003, TimO from Moneta, VA wrote:

Munson 1980 - cherry rose red self with green throat - 30" plant with 6" bloom. Sev. Re.

Regional...

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

Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Fairfax, Minnesota
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Moneta, Virginia



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