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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Awesome Blossom'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Awesome Blossom
Hybridized by Salter; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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16 members have or want this plant for trade.

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:

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:

Bloom Color:

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)


Awards (if applicable):
Don C. Stevens Award (or runner-up)
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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2 positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative Mainer On Jan 20, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

This one simply does not survive my winters in Maine. Got it to bloom once from the nursery but never wintered over and bought a second time, no bloom and did not winter over. Not going to try it again.

Positive vossner On May 4, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The dark eye and edge are very pronounced. I love this DL

Positive FLGator On Feb 27, 2003, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

VEry nice flower. Dark "rose" with a black purple eye and edge. Unique and a great performer.


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

Arbuckle, California
San Bernardino, California
San Jose, California
Gainesville, Florida
Cordele, Georgia
Barbourville, Kentucky
Dayton, Kentucky
Hebron, Kentucky
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Fulton, New York
Nineveh, New York
Rochester, New York
Southold, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Morehead City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
North Augusta, South Carolina
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Deer Park, Texas
Fate, Texas
Richmond, Texas
Kalama, Washington
Vancouver, Washington
Weston, West Virginia

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