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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis '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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive sshort 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.

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

nice tall spider - grows well.

Positive mystic 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.


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)
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Felicity, Ohio
Perrysburg, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina
Fairfax, Virginia
Kalama, Washington

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