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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Russian Easter'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Russian Easter
Additional cultivar information: (Mango Coral Jungle Ballet)
Hybridized by Kirchhoff; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991

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24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)


Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Hemophobic On Jul 4, 2007, Hemophobic from Kannapolis, NC wrote:

I have this plant in Kannapolis, NC, and Asheville, NC, and it performs beautifully in both places. Prolific buds and large, fragrant flowers. I love it!

Neutral carolann On Nov 2, 2003, carolann from Auburn, NH wrote:

Kirchhoff - 6" yellow bloom with mauve rose edge and eye, midseason bloomer, 30" tall, extended rebloomer, evergreen, tet.


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

Snellville, Georgia
Waterman, Illinois
Ware, Massachusetts
Auburn, New Hampshire
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Freedom, Pennsylvania
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Kalama, Washington
Huntington, West Virginia
Bristol, Wisconsin

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