Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Ruby Spider') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 9 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Spatulate
Color description: ruby red spider self with yellow throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2002
Honorable Mention: 1999
LAA: 2011
L/W: 2002
PC: 2004

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: Velvet Widow x Tet. Open Hearth
Child plants: 91 child plants

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'Ruby Spider' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 13, 2015.

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Date: 2015-07-13
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-07-18
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Location: Exeter, NHDate: 2008-07-19
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Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565Date: July 5, 2015Huge blooms
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Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
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Location: Perfect Perennials daylily nursery; York,PaDate: 2011-07-05
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-08
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-06-24
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Date: 2015-06-19
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Date: 2015-06-24FFO 2015
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Date: 2015-07-08
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Date: 2015-06-29
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-19
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-103rd year old plant and tons of more blooms this year - this is my
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Location: Region 14 Fall regional 2011 Huntsville, ALDate: 2011-06-18
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2013-07-21
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Location: Saratoga Springs NYDate: 2014-07-26Ruby Spider
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Location: Brockton, MADate: 2014-07-16
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Date: 2015-07-08
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2015-07-14
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2007-06-23
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-06-04This is the second 5 x 5 bloom this season
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-04Love it.
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-10This is a beauty.
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-06-02An awesome clump of poly blooms this season
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Location: My gardenDate: July-13-2015
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-26
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Date: 2007-06-29Posted with permission and photographed by Steve Todd http://www.
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-06-24
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-06-27
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-07-29
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Comments:
Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 29, 2011 10:33 PM

Favored by all that visit my gardens. Exceptional plant. Very large, gorgeous blooms. Blooms for extended period. Prolific bloomer and increaser here in my zone 4a garden.

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Posted by Dayjillymo (Weatherby, Missouri - Zone 5a) on Jul 23, 2014 1:56 PM

Ruby Spider routinely grows 38 to 40 inches here in my zone 5 garden. It handles our hot temperatures and high humidity with grace and beauty. It has increased well for me even through our drought years. It is definitely one of my favorite reds.

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Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Jul 14, 2015 5:23 AM

This is easily one of my favorite--maybe my favorite--daylilies! It is very cheery, doesn't fade in the sun, and doesn't wither in the rain. When it's blooming, it's really blooming! The flowers are so huge that they create a LOT of color. I'm considering moving it from where it currently is because it's so beautiful and showy, it's detracting from all of my other daylilies! It needs its own spot, where it can be the star of the show.

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Posted by Claudia (Coatesville IN - Zone 5b) on Aug 17, 2015 6:09 AM

This is the daylily that literally takes my breath away every year! Great grower here in my 5b garden. Increases well and blooms always open well for me.The sight of a clump of Ruby Spider in bloom is spectacular. I highly recommend this plant.

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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 7:08 AM

Ruby red spider self with yellow throat. Vigorous !!! Superior in a clump.

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Posted by blue23rose (Elberfeld, Indiana, USA - Zone 6b) on Mar 23, 2014 11:37 AM

Love the large blooms on Ruby Spider, which never fails to brighten my day when a cluster blooms at one time. I can't imagine my garden without it.

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Plant Performance Reports
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Enterprise, Al. 36330 zone 8b USA (Seedfork) 2017: Plant performed almost perfectly
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Plant Events from our members
Cat On July 3, 2014 Obtained plant
flowerpower35 On June 26, 2017 Obtained plant
chelle On September 29, 2015 Transplanted
N Section of raised bed in old veggie patch, from east end to center area.
Seedfork On May 26, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Bloomed out, new scapes are already up with buds getting ready for rebloom.
Seedfork On April 22, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 7, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for this season.
Seedfork On April 27, 2016 Obtained plant
Received plant from scflowers
Huge clump of seven fans
beckygardener On April 11, 2016 Obtained plant
Received 2 fans from Regina (scflowers).
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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