Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Autumn Red'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Autumn Red
Hybridized by Nesmith
Registered or introduced: 1941
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Palmyra, Illinois

Logansport, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hebron, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Fairfax, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Brandon, Mississippi

Madison, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Jefferson, New York

Broadway, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina

Brinkhaven, Ohio

Lewis Center, Ohio

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Springfield, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Toone, Tennessee

Rowlett, Texas

Port Angeles, Washington

Bristol, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

Casper, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 28, 2007, JonthanJ from Logansport, IN wrote:

At my house, Autumn Red has developed into a hefty clump that extends the daylily season into August. In June, it is rather mysterious because the tall and well branched scapes come up so late.

Neutral

On Feb 1, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5" red blooms with gold throat,39" scapes, Nesmith 1941