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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Dream Blue'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Dream Blue
Hybridized by Hendricks; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

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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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Purple

Color Patterns:
Self
Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kentstar On Jun 18, 2010, kentstar from Ravenna, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Amazing daylily! I just planted two of them about a month ago, the leaves aren't even all the way up yet and they are covered with big buds! Not blue, but a rich purple with a yellow throat.

Positive nwh On Oct 17, 2009, nwh from Chicago, IL wrote:

Not "blue," like its name but a rich velvety purple. I only have had it one year, but last summer even though the plants were still small, the flowers were quite large (6") and it bloomed for 4-5 weeks. It did not fade or wilt in the heat. Very nice.

Neutral mystic On Jan 22, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Purple blooms with a darker purple halo around a yellow throat.

Regional...

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

Chicago, Illinois
Oswego, Illinois
Ewing, Kentucky
Auburn, New Hampshire
Ravenna, Ohio
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Kalama, Washington
Bristol, Wisconsin



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