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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Bold Encounter'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Bold Encounter
Hybridized by Stamile; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998

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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:
Non-patented

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:
Purple
Cream/Tan

Color Patterns:
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Nov 28, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Beautiful cream colored round ruffled form with 3 petals on a 5 flower. Plum violet eye and picotee. Flowers reach a height of 26". It is an early to mid-season bloomer - reblooms, too. Evergreen Tetraploid.

It is not fragrant and has very heavy substance.

Regional...

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

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Vidor, Texas



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