Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Dragon King'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Dragon King
Additional cultivar information:(Study in Scarlet Anastasia)
Hybridized by Kirchhoff
Registered or introduced: 1992
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 27, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Mandarin red self with vivid green throat.

Neutral

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

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.