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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Derrick Cane'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Derrick Cane
Hybridized by Brooks; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991

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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:
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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
Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:
Blend

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MikenMyrtle On Jul 29, 2007, MikenMyrtle from Myrtle Beach, SC wrote:

Today is July 29, and Derrick Cane has not stopped blooming since around May 25. That is no exaggeration. While the color does diminish by late afternoon in our very hot Zone 8 sun here, the flowers are practically black when opening up. In a clump they are really striking. I would highly recommend Derrick Cane for one seeking a very dark daylily.

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

5" blooms,34" scape, Brooks B. 1991

Regional...

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

Lynnville, Indiana
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina



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