Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Ruby Spider'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ruby Spider
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Spatulate (segments markedly wider at the end)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Red

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Stout Silver Medal Runner-up

Lenington All-American Award (or runner-up)

Lambert/Webster Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Cloverdale, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Olathe, Kansas

Durham, Maine

Falmouth, Maine

Adamstown, Maryland

Upton, Massachusetts

Ware, Massachusetts

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Sanford, Michigan

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Goodman, Missouri

Nixa, Missouri

Burlington, North Carolina

Concord, North Carolina

Springfield, Ohio

Wooster, Ohio

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Houston, Texas

, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Orchards, Washington

Black Earth, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

Tomah, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 13, 2003, yogaman from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridized by P. Stamile in 1991. 9 inch bloom on a 34 inch scape. Ruby red self with yellow throat. Dormant. Early bloomer. Parentage: Velvet Widow X Tera Open Harth. Lambert/Webster Award 2002. Award of Merit 2002.