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Daylily 'Red Ribbons'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Ribbons
Hybridized by Lenington
Registered or introduced: 1964
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


36-48 in. (90-120 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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Spider (petal length to width is 5.0:1 or more)

Bloom Color:


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Harris Olson Spider Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Duncanville, Alabama

Little Rock, Arkansas

San Diego, California

Logansport, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ewing, Kentucky

Salvisa, Kentucky

Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Belleville, Michigan

Flint, Michigan

Kansas City, Missouri

Auburn, New Hampshire

Niagara Falls, New York (2 reports)

Asheville, North Carolina

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Felicity, Ohio

Perrysburg, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

Fairfax, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 29, 2013, sshort from Kansas City, MO wrote:

beautiful bright red spider, 8 " blooms on tall scapes, 48". Color is best in light dappled shade but it does stretch for light. It is vigorous and appreciates dividing every 5 or 6 years.


On Nov 14, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

nice tall spider - grows well.


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

8" blooms,42" scapes, Lenington (1964) This one has done wonderful in my garden for an evergreen I'm really surprised. The bud count is wonderful and it really stands out.