Hemerocallis ‘Gentle Shepherd’

Purchased in a sale. Planted in white bed
Daylily

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss)
Cultivar: Gentle Shepherd
Hybridized by Yancey; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5″ diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

About the Author

David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'