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
Registered or introduced: 1996
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 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

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:

Self

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Don C. Stevens Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

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

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

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

Positive

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.