Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Elegant Candy'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Elegant Candy
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1995
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Pink

Red

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Annie T. Giles Award (or runner-up)

L. Ernest Plouf Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Tuskegee, Alabama

Macy, Indiana

Seymour, Indiana (2 reports)

Solsberry, Indiana

Barbourville, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Blissfield, Michigan

Brooklyn, Michigan

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Excelsior, Minnesota

Nixa, Missouri

Auburn, New Hampshire

Cicero, New York

Felicity, Ohio

Lynchburg, Ohio

Freedom, Pennsylvania

Newport, Rhode Island

Columbia, South Carolina

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Provo, Utah

Penhook, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

Marion, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 12, 2008, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

I am impressed with the long bloom time in my northern garden and how vigorous it is.

Positive

On Dec 7, 2004, 12344 from fredericia
Denmark wrote:

Blooms over a very long period in my northern garden. This year it has bloomed from july to late october.

Neutral

On Jan 22, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

4.25" pink flowers with a red eye, 25" scapes.