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
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
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

Full shade.

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Location:  Bronx NYDate: 2017-07-06Full shade.
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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2007-06-04
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Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Courtesy of Shaw's Sunshine Gardens
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-17
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Date: 4000-10-14
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Photo Courtesy of 5 Acre Farm Daylilies Used With Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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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
Weed Control in Daylily Beds by bluegrassmom Mar 9, 2019 9:55 AM 25
Deer Invasion (from Jan 6 2017) by spunky1 Mar 12, 2019 6:38 PM 28
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:35 AM 1,271
Best Book For Growing Daylilies-Beginners by Feisty1 Oct 30, 2018 11:47 AM 34
Best Time To Put In An Order For Daylilies 2019 by Feisty1 Oct 21, 2018 8:53 PM 59
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
Want to find Daylilies for Spring 2019 by IAgrl Mar 19, 2019 9:40 PM 102
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Mar 17, 2019 7:00 PM 657
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Aug 14, 2018 12:07 AM 85
August 2018 Seedlings by Lyshack Jan 2, 2019 4:41 PM 81
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115
Poly blooms and oddities by ShakespearesGarden Nov 30, 2018 5:10 PM 208
June 2018 Seedlings by GaNinFl Jul 1, 2018 5:10 PM 207
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
Daylily 'Goners' 2018 by DogsNDaylilies Oct 13, 2018 4:15 AM 45

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