Daylily 'Decatur Stimulator'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Decatur Stimulator
Hybridized by Davidson
Registered or introduced: 1982
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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:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Pink


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)



Awards (if applicable):

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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:

Concord, North Carolina

Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:


On Jul 27, 2010, themikeman from Concord, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

very beautiful mauve pink pastel daylily, i bought this from an old mountain man in spruce pine north carolina who had this growing near his home, he had many 100's of daylilies but respected this one as i did so much he grew it real close to his walk way so he could keep an eye on it and admire it. it was one of his pride and joys as he had it since the 80's and it got more beautiful every year. now that i brought i down out of the mountains i can enjoy this treasure and it is probably the first in this region of the state of nc. it is fairly tall about 35 inches and although the blooms are relatively small about 5in across, the mave silvery rosey lavender pink color is unique and although a pastel, it stands out among all the other daylilies even the brighter color ones, as one of the mo... read more