Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Blue') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: White Zone x Tet. Barbara Mitchell
Child plants: 80 child plants

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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2007-06-04
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Location:  Bronx NYDate: 2017-07-06Full shade.
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-17
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Date: 4000-10-14
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-18
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Comments:
Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Feb 14, 2018 10:43 AM

Although registered as a dormant, this cultivar acts as a semi-evergreen for me in my northern garden. This would explain why it has not multiplied well in my garden as typically only dormant cultivars do well for me.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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big blue by virginiarose Nov 3, 2012 2:45 PM 0
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018 by Char Feb 19, 2018 12:40 PM 634
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59
What temperature is too cold for seeds and seedlings? by dixiebelle426 Jan 29, 2018 10:03 AM 69
Cristated or "bearded" Daylily in cooler climates for hybridizing- I'm in 5A WI by Cpschult Dec 24, 2017 2:43 AM 25
Show me your little ones! by Scatterbrain Dec 19, 2017 7:15 AM 105
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Feb 18, 2018 5:59 PM 482
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2017 5:45 AM 1,098
OT~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 31, 2017 6:41 AM 984
September Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 28, 2017 5:16 PM 112
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Feb 19, 2018 7:30 AM 707
Name This Daylily 2017 #3 by spunky1 Aug 17, 2017 5:13 AM 37
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Name This Daylily 2017 by spunky1 Aug 5, 2017 8:07 AM 56
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Feb 17, 2018 8:13 PM 134
How do you grow daylily seeds/crosses by Scatterbrain Jul 30, 2017 6:07 AM 27
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Jul 21, 2017 2:47 PM 46
I need fragrant daylily recommendations by amberjewel Jul 9, 2017 6:13 PM 23
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 4:40 PM 1,000
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975

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