Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Punxsutawney Phil'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Punxsutawney Phil
Hybridized by Trimmer
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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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:

Bright Yellow

Purple

Color Patterns:

Self

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Regional

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

San Jose, California

Lynnville, Indiana

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 18, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Yellow with wine plum eye above yellow green throat.

Neutral

On Oct 3, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes: (Dan Trimmer, 2004). Tetraploid (Steve Trimmer X Rapid Eye Movement) 34 EM. Re. Ev. PUNXSUTAWNEY PHIL comes from a perhaps illogical cross of one spidery flower and the other, a round ruffled bloom. The result was a tall stunning 7 cultivar that should have garden impact and remain on the scene long after most current pastels have left our gardens since I believe flowers are mostly about the color and all else is secondary. PHIL has size, color and impact to spare.