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
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Velvet Widow x Tet. Open Hearth
Child plants: 96 child plants

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The 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 DayliliesThe 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Daylilies
By dave on April 5, 2014

It's Daylilies Week, and we're opening the special event with a special report on the most popular daylilies, as judged by our members. How do we compile this list, and which cultivars got the award? Read on to find out!

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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: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-07-17- Ruby Spider with an unusual Spider sitting inside.
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Location: Bloomington, MNDate: July 2020
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Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-06-28
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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: Yorkville, ILDate: 2019-07-07Ruby Spider
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Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, PennsylvaniaDate: 2020-07-06
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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: My gardenDate: July-13-2015
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-03Love this clump!
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2018-07-05My very first red daylily and still going strong.  Love it.
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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: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-08
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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 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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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-02Lovely, reliable blooms; excellent clump; a top favorite
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Location: Estonia
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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 (Greencastle 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 Events from our members
Cat On July 3, 2014 Obtained plant
flowerpower35 On May 31, 2019 Bloomed
flowerpower35 On May 19, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Observed 2 scapes
flowerpower35 On June 15, 2018 Bloomed
flowerpower35 On May 31, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
3 Scapes
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 14, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom this year on this plant.
Seedfork On April 22, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant this year.
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).
KJMarionGallant On July 17, 2018 Bloomed
Mlbdphillips On June 9, 2019 Obtained plant
Bluestone Perennials
Pat236 On June 14, 2019 Obtained plant
Received as a bonus from Starstreamer. Planted in the front bed.
MrKGDickie On June 19, 2010 Obtained plant
I got this one at the very first daylily farm I visited, Glady Branch Daylilies in Reidsville, NC. So many beautiful plants. Sadly, I don't think they're in business any more. I believe I bought Ruby Spider and Holy Moses there.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
ruby spider by agshare Jun 3, 2017 11:38 AM 1
September Blooms by Diggerofdirt Sep 20, 2020 3:49 PM 156
Can I Cut Them Down Now? by clintbrown Jul 29, 2020 11:36 AM 12
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
2020 Daylily bloom reruns by GaNinFl Jun 21, 2020 8:16 PM 24
April 2020 blooms: by Seedfork May 8, 2020 9:00 PM 160
Show us your bunches by ShakespearesGarden Jun 1, 2020 5:45 PM 17
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Sep 12, 2020 9:19 PM 239
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Aug 21, 2020 6:51 AM 237
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Feb 13, 2020 7:38 AM 544
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Sep 19, 2020 8:47 AM 1,038
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
Reds by Flowersgalore Jul 5, 2019 3:43 PM 13
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
May 2019 blooms by Diggerofdirt Jun 1, 2019 10:15 PM 372
First scape of the season! by florange Apr 13, 2019 8:01 PM 52
2017 2018 seedlings by dixiebelle426 Apr 2, 2019 8:31 PM 26
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 5, 2020 8:32 PM 915

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