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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Tuscawilla Snowdrift'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Tuscawilla Snowdrift
Hybridized by Hanson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Nocturnal (noc.)

Flower Type:

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)


Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral RobertWM On Oct 9, 2010, RobertWM from Clawson, MI wrote:

I see a gardener in Trenton, Michigan, just a few miles south of me has had success with this daylily so I don't know why it's problematical for me but it is. The blooms are beautiful, large, close to white and ruffled, but ever spring, it is afflicted with spring sickness and suffers. The daylilies in close proximity on either side of it are not affected nor is anything else in my yard. But the spring foliage emerges yellow looking, twisted and split. This seems to set back the vigor of the scapes so that they never reach full height. It has never bloomed more than a foot tall for me, yet with full size flowers. A bit of a frustration since there seems to be, as yet, no explanation or remedy for spring sickness.

Positive toofewanimals On Mar 26, 2010, toofewanimals from Trenton, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

This daylily may be a diploid, but it has huge thick white blooms. It blooms heavily for me late July into August.
I just love it.
Hanson '00, ht=24", bloom = 6.75" diploid.


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

San Jose, California
Trenton, Michigan
Waynesboro, Mississippi

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