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Daylily 'Sunday Gloves'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Sunday Gloves
Hybridized by LeBeque
Registered or introduced: 1985
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


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:


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.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)



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

Loveland, Colorado

Waterman, Illinois

Woodridge, Illinois

Sioux Center, Iowa

Sanford, Maine

Revere, Massachusetts

Ware, Massachusetts

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan

Sandstone, Minnesota

Springfield, Missouri

Lincoln, Nebraska

Lake Grove, New York

Concord, North Carolina

Marshall, North Carolina

Centerburg, Ohio

Springfield, Ohio

Portland, Oregon

North Augusta, South Carolina

Sumter, South Carolina

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Celina, Tennessee

Augusta, Wisconsin

New Franken, Wisconsin

Watertown, Wisconsin

Wild Rose, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jan 21, 2012, gorgeguy from Portland, OR wrote:

This was my first fragrant daylily and I still have it 9 years later. Its color is quite pale, which can be a plus if you're tired of the brighter yellows. The fragrance is definitely "very," and it leans to the sweet side as opposed to the muskier species that escapes my memory. One thing to consider, it's dependent on the time of day that you smell it, so don't get discouraged if it doesn't impress you. Like most fragrant daylilies I have (currently I have 8), its fragrance does not waft very far.


On Aug 18, 2009, KaylyRed from Watertown, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This daylily is simply outstanding. Grows quickly. The flowers are large and striking--they really make an impact from a distance. My previous garden (sold the house) sits back at least 50 feet from the road, and every time I drive by I can see the division I left there simply glowing--what a standout! This may not be an ultra-fancy designer daylily, but it's a super performer and packs a visual punch.


On Aug 18, 2009, SusanLouise from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

I love this Daylily...such a rich creamy vanilla off white color...beautiful!


On Mar 10, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5.25" blooms, 27" scape, LeBeque 1985