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May 30, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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'Spacecoast Irish Illumination' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2008 by Kinnebrew-J..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2012

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Spacecoast Irish Illumination') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Spacecoast Irish Illumination')
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May 31, 2020 12:42 AM CST
Name: Maryl
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
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Region: Oklahoma Enjoys or suffers hot summers
SC Irish Illumination has a beautiful bloom with a wonderful edge and a well formed flower. It's not the most vigorous daylily, but holds its own and has been winter hardy here. I had to move mine around a bit before it started to take off and found that it needs part shade to look its best in my hot climate. There its flowers really shine. If you want to brighten a part shade spot in your garden I'd say give it a whirl........Maryl


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May 31, 2020 3:40 PM CST
Name: Bob
Bellevue, NE. (Zone 5b)
I agree Mary about it doing well in the shade. I've had it for years but I 've only got one cross off it with Wine and Lace that should bloom this year.
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Jun 1, 2020 7:39 AM CST
Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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It was tender here and I lost it the second winter Here in zone 6. I loved the bloom.
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