Daylily 'Raspberry Star'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Star
Hybridized by Hansen
Registered or introduced: 1994
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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

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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Spider Variant (petal length to width is 4.0:1 to 5.0:1)

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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

San Jose, California

Cordele, Georgia

Hebron, Kentucky

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Concord, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

Houston, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jul 14, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Bright raspberry red self with chartreuse yellow throat.
Parentage: (((Spider Miracle Bright Side) (Christmas Bells (Spider Miracle sdlg)))


On Jan 9, 2011, themikeman from Concord, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

Raspberry Star, from Hansen 1994 [(Spider Miracle x Bright Side) x (Christmas Bell x Spider Miracle x sdlg)] is the most Wonderful and Beautiful daylily their is in my opinion, and my favorite daylily in my entire daylily garden hands down!!! it has 7.5 inch across or larger blooms, is listed as semi-evergreen, but it stays green for me all winter even through frost and also some snow here in NC, zone 7a. It is so healthy its foliage even in the late fall when most of my other daylilies both evergreen and semi-evergreen varieties are turning yellow from the cold, these Raspberry Star's foliage are glowing almost silver as they are so remarkebly hardy and healthy. Even in a bit of shade, these can reach 48 to 50 inches tall for me and i've only had them for one new blooming season. What a w... read more