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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Dragon King'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Dragon King
Hybridized by Kirchhoff; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Early (E)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

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

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Red

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Feb 28, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5.5" blooms,22" scape,Kirchhoff D. 1992
Also awared Junior Citation 1993 and Honorable Mention 1997

Neutral FLGator On Nov 7, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

I don't particularly like this lily. The yelow throat is too large. However, the form is very good and it is one of the best rebloomers I know off.

Regional...

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

San Jose, California
Thomson, Georgia
Excelsior, Minnesota
Auburn, New Hampshire
Sandown, New Hampshire
Ellerbe, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Deer Park, Texas
Fort Valley, Virginia
West Bend, Wisconsin



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