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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Big Ross'

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

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
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

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
Pale Yellow

Color Patterns:
Blend
Halo

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Marilynbeth 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!

Regional...

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

Hebron, Kentucky
Felicity, Ohio



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