Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Eye-Yi-Yi'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Eye-Yi-Yi
Hybridized by McCroskey
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

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

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Orange

Color Patterns:

Bitone

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Diego, California

Tampa, Florida

Chicago, Illinois

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Sandown, New Hampshire

Coshocton, Ohio

Newport, Rhode Island

Sweetwater, Tennessee

Ridgefield, Washington

Marion, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 1, 2012, pointgarden from Newport, RI wrote:

Very eye catching, bold colours,good habit.

Positive

On Oct 17, 2009, nwh from Chicago, IL wrote:

This is a very vigorous plant, quick to establish, with lots of blooms in a VERY bright, eye-catching orange/red. Photos don't do it justice. It blooms in June here, one of the earliest daylilies to bloom. A favorite.

Neutral

On Feb 27, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5.5" blooms, 30" scape,McCroskey 1988