Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Desperado Love'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Desperado Love
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Purple

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Aurora, Colorado

Lafayette, Indiana

Olathe, Kansas

Ewing, Kentucky

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Kaleva, Michigan

Lebanon, Missouri

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Friedensburg, Pennsylvania

Kalama, Washington

Weston, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 28, 2009, FrillyLily from springfield area, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Heavy bloomer for me and a good increaser. Large blooms and I have had several with an extra petal. Very pretty one.

Positive

On Jun 26, 2006, mariajose from Lafayette, IN (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is an outstanding blooming and the colors knock me out.

Neutral

On Feb 26, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5" blooms,26" scape, Stamile 1994