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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Red Rum'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Rum
Hybridized by Pittard; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1974

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Midseason (M)

Flower Size:
Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Red

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Lenington All-American Award (or runner-up)
Annie T. Giles Award (or runner-up)
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive TBGDN On Feb 24, 2006, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

Hybridized By Pittard 1974: Bright red flowers bloom early to midseason. Does well in partially shaded areas. This seems to keep sun fade to a minimum.

Neutral mystic On Jan 29, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Pittard (1974)

Regional...

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

Little Rock, Arkansas
Moline, Illinois
Macy, Indiana
Auburn, New Hampshire
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Chandlersville, Ohio
Collierville, Tennessee
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Toone, Tennessee



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