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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Big Ross'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Big Ross
Additional cultivar information:(Coburg Fright Wig Wilson Spider)
Hybridized by Bachman
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Cascading (narrow curling or cascading segments)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Color Patterns:

Blend

Halo

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Hebron, Kentucky

Felicity, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Dec 9, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Rose blend with deeper rose halo above yellow throat.

Positive

On Jul 29, 2006, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Big Ross is named for Dan's Dad. I got this from Dan in 2001 when he introduced it. I love it! It is big and beautiful! Another great one from Dan! Very special! Will post a photo when I can.


Added note on 9/7/08: I always look forward seeing 'Big Ross' in bloom every Summer! It's always so beautiful! One of my favorites!