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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ruby Throat'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ruby Throat
Hybridized by Griesbach-Klehm; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

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:
Single

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Mainer On Jan 25, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

I love the velvety texture of this red and it is hardyand vigorous and has many blooms in my zone.

Neutral mystic On Jan 30, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5" blooms, 21" scapes, red self, Griesbach-Klehm 1979

Regional...

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

Lexington, Kentucky
Durham, Maine
Garden City, Michigan
Excelsior, Minnesota
Medina, New York
Kingstown, North Carolina
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mechanicsville, Virginia
Bothell, Washington



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