Daylily
Hemerocallis 'English Witch'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: English Witch
Hybridized by Salter
Registered or introduced: 1991
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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)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Plant City, Florida

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 18, 2003, TerriFlorida from Plant City, FL wrote:

I have had ENGLISH WITCH for three years. It has bloomed two of those years, once so-so due to poor soil and drought (bad combination), and this year just gorgeously. We moved to better dirt, and it RAINED!

This is a stunner of a plant. It has very healthy foliage that seems pretty disease resistant, and when it has enough water, the scapes are just loaded with buds. It is one daylily that will reward you for good care!

Neutral

On Mar 2, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

4.5" blooms,25" scape,Salter E.H. 1991