Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Marsh
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1977
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Chicago Rosy x Douglas Dale
Child plants: 32 child plants

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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: August 4, 2021
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 25, 2021
Group shot
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2013-08-03
 11:41 am. Bought in honour of my friend Ruby Marsh.
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-07-08
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-20
Chicago Ruby
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-07-22
 12:54 pm. An elegant lady.

Date: 2010-01-25
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 30, 2022
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-07-15
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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 21, 2022

Photo Courtesy of A-1 Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2015-07-07
 4:02 pm. Interesting edges.
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-07-15
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-07-15
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-07
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date: 2019-07-08
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Ruby' (Marsh 1977)
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2012-07-14
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2009-07-24
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2009-01-09
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Date: 2011-07-19
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Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Comments:
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 26, 2014 10:03 PM concerning plant:
    Hemerocallis 'Chicago Ruby' is a wonderful daylily to grow. Gorgeous and bright red flowers. A great grower, it has big husky fans. Popular with growers and hybridizers. An "oldie but goodie" daylily.

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