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Feb 29, 2016 6:01 PM CST
'Spider Man' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1982 by Durio.
It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1998
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Spider Man') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Spider Man')
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Feb 29, 2016 9:52 PM CST
|It seems taller than 24 inches here, but I haven't measured it. A great plant here: vigorous with strong color and reasonably well budded. Does take quite a bit of space. |
Mar 1, 2016 2:57 AM CST
|A justifiably popular daylily that we grow in both England and France. It's very forgiving - in England, it receives at times buckets of rain; in France at times not enough water. It carries on flowering regardless. Visitors always love it. One of our favourites!|
Mar 1, 2016 5:08 AM CST
jon said:Background history:
This is a lovely spider and I'm glad to learn of it. Tets do very well in my area and I've been trying to find more Tet spiders to add to my collection.
You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt. ~Author Unknown
Mar 1, 2016 7:01 AM CST
|This is an excellent plant. Grows like crazy and I have to divide it about every 2 years. It is sunfast and I also believe it grows taller than 24" here. The only negative for me would be it won't set pods but everything else about it is super.
Mar 1, 2016 6:29 PM CST
|I had two blooms of Spider Man this past year, it's first season in my garden. Spider Man is a gorgeous red with a nice shape; in my garden, the petals had a slightly pinched look, which I find highly appealing. It isn't my favorite daylily, though...not yet, anyway, but I do like it's attractive, solid red color and we'll see how it performs in its second season in my yard.
northcentral OK (Zone 6b)
Mar 1, 2016 6:32 PM CST
|A friend shared a start of Spider Man with us in 2010. She has hundreds of Daylilies and told me this was her husband's favorite. It has become a favorite at our house too. It is a strong grower and great bloomer. I've divided it several times and have it growing in two different gardens.|
Mar 1, 2016 7:36 PM CST
|Spider Man rocks!
It is a very robust daylily in my garden (Zn 5b)--it made an impressive clump in short order and tolerates my neglect with food and water very well. It gets covered with buds for extended bloom--I've never actually paid attention to when it starts and finishes, but it is a blooming machine for a good while longer than many others. I have never had rebloom later. Holds its color and form well in the blazing afternoon sun and has earned its prominent spot on the sunset side of a mixed bed.
Mar 5, 2016 6:56 AM CST
|Red is not my favorite color but I love this one!
Planted in my front yard where it gets morning sun but shade in the heat of the day.
Strangers walking by have asked what it is as it stands out.
Grows taller than 24" (closer to 36-40" but the shade may be part of that)
I have not tried to hybridize it so no report on fertility.
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Mar 26, 2016 9:11 AM CST
|What is the bloom size on Spider Man?|
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