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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Egyptian Myth'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Egyptian Myth
Hybridized by Salter; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Red
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Color Patterns:
Eyezone
Edge

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Calif_Sue On Oct 3, 2006, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer notes: EGYPTIAN MYTH---(Simply Sensational x CalypsoBay) x (Edge of Heaven x Ed Brown) x Unknown) Dormant. 5flowers. 26scapes. Early midseason. Recurrent. A pale blend of rose cream and amber with a pencil etched eye around a yellow green heart. Petal edges are heavily ruffled and edged with knobby gold bubbles. Form is very round, full, overlapped and recurved. Substance is heavy and holds well in full sun. Well branched scapes carry multiple blooms. Fertile, and a very good parent for edges and patterned eyes.

Regional...

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

Dayton, Kentucky
Waynesboro, Mississippi



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