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Hemerocallis 'Patrician Splendor'

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Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
 Common Name: Daylily

This splendid pink daylily will quickly become one of your favorites for its gorgeous, bountiful blossoms. 

Fragrant, light pink flowers with a hint of peach and a deep green throat edged in gold measure a full 6-7 inches across and since they open flat, they appear even larger.  The broad, rounded, sculpted petals are heavily diamond dusted, glittering in the summer sun.  They are of very thick substance and retain their color very well.  Soft ruffles add to its appeal. 

‘Patrician Splendor’ blooms in midsummer and then again later in the season on thick, 4-5 way branched scapes carrying 30-35 buds apiece.  It is an extended bloomer, meaning each flower remains open for at least 16 hours. 

You’re going to love this splendorous beauty! 

Dormant tetraploid.

Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).

Breeder: Stamile

Origin: Not Native to North America

Characteristics:



Height:
  26 Inches
Spread:
  18-24 Inches
Flower Color:
  Pink shades
Foliage Color:
  Green shades
Hardiness Zone:
3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Find Your Zone
Sun or Shade?:
  Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
  Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:
  Low water needs
  Average water needs
Want to see wings?:
  Attracts butterflies
  Attracts hummingbirds
Need critter resistant plants?:
  Rabbit resistant
How fast should it grow?:
  Medium
When should it bloom?:
  Midsummer
  Rebloomer
How's your soil?:
  Poor Soil
  Average Soil
  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?:
  Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)
  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
  Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
What's your garden style?:
  Container/Patio
  Cottage
  Eclectic

Attributes:

Border plants
Container
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Continuous bloom or rebloomer
Easy to grow

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Daylilies are some of the easiest perennials to grow and are a good choice for any gardener, from the beginner to the professional. These are tough, adaptable plants that will grow in any soil, from normal to slightly wet to dry. Older varieties are able to bloom if planted in partial shade, but most of the newer introductions need full sun for best performance. Likewise, older varieties tend to spread more rapidly than the newer hybrids.

All varieties can be divided every 3-4 years by digging up the entire clump and dividing it into smaller pieces with a minimum of 3 eyes each. This can be done in either spring or fall. Plants should be deadheaded for cosmetic purposes, but in most cases this will not extend the bloom time.


Companions:

Common/Botanical Name
Zones  
Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction' PP20782
Common Name: Yarrow
3,4,5,6,7,8
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Geranium 'Rozanne' PP12175
Common Name: Geranium-Hardy
5,6,7,8
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Phlox paniculata 'David'
Common Name: Phlox-Tall Garden
4,5,6,7,8
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Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster'
Common Name: Bee Balm
4,5,6,7,8
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Hemerocallis 'Omomuki'
Common Name: Daylily
3,4,5,6,7,8,9
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History:

Daylilies were eaten as food in China and Japan.

While every effort has been made to describe this plant accurately, please keep in mind that the height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates throughout the country. The description of this plant was written based on our experience growing it in Michigan (USDA hardiness zone 5) and on numerous outside resources.