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Daylily 'French Lingerie'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: French Lingerie
Hybridized by Heemskerk
Registered or introduced: 2006
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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)



Color Patterns:



Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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

Waterman, Illinois

Mooresville, Indiana

Edgewater, Maryland

Fairfax, Minnesota

Cut Bank, Montana

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Longview, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 12, 2008, lilyq from Fairfax, MN wrote:

My flower looks like it's supposed to too~~darker pink with a bright yellow, very ruffled edge~I love it~I don't believe the color has anything to do with the zone you're in on this one, I'm from MN


On Jan 12, 2008, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Mine was true to color on the plant label except failing to have more of the yellow edging. It does have a faint yellow edging. The edging does seem to be a problem in northern areas to get. Not hot enough long enough to lighten up to pink or to have an edging. This happens often with southern daylilies which do not survive well in zone 3. Later ones like Great White and Hollywood Lights are beginnind to show more promise.


On Jun 18, 2006, greenie67 from Longview, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Not sure about the other two posts but this bloomed exactly like the marker in it. The others must have been mismarked. My marker showed French Lingerie as subtle pinks and purples and yellow with ruffled edges. Multiple perfect blooms...very pretty.


On Jul 20, 2005, shadyswing from Grand Rapids, MI wrote:

I chose this daylily based on the striking colors displayed and described on its ID-tag, a soft lavender ruffled and centered in yellow, but was most disappointed to find that in the flower it looks nothing like the promised bloom...nor like songbird's.


On Aug 16, 2004, Songbird839 from Medicine Hat, AB (Zone 3a) wrote:

Pretty daylily but blooms nothing like it is pictured on the plant marker when you buy it or in catalogues. There it is shown as a blue lavender with a thick green edge.