Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Arctic Snow'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Arctic Snow
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1985
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 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:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Harwinton, Connecticut (2 reports)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hughesville, Maryland

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Durham, North Carolina

Garner, North Carolina

Grove City, Ohio

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Houston, Texas

Dallas, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

On Jun 27, 2013, Cen from Hughesville, MD wrote:

Yes, it grows and blooms well, but mine is YELLOW and can in no way be considered white or off-white. So snow that the polar bear has ___ed on. Not happy with it at all.

Positive

On Oct 24, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

good plant, good divider and bloomer; nice off white with substence.

Positive

On Jul 4, 2003, yogaman from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridized in 1985 by Stamile. 5.5 inch bloom on a 23 inch scape. Ivory self with green throat.
Parentage: Porcelain Pleasure X (French Frosting X Nuka)