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Hemerocallis spp.

Daylily

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hemerocallis spp.
Principal Common Name Daylily
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Daylilies are clump forming perennials with arching, grasslike or straplike leaves and a leafless stalk that extends above the leaves and bears lily-like flowers. The blooming period may extend for weeks, even months.
General Comments Today's daylilies come in most colors, from rich vibrant red, to pink, lavender, royal purple, white, and even black. There are now exciting eye patterns and different colored edges.
Origin
Nativity China, Korea, Japan
Height Range 2 - 4 FT
Spread Range 1 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Sword-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color Amber : Apricot : Bronze : Cinnamon : Cinnamon-bronze : Coral : Coral Pink : Cranberry : Creamy Gold : Creamy White : Creamy Yellow : Crimson : Deep Pink : Deep Purple : Deep rose : Gold : Golden Yellow : Green-Yellow : Greenish White : Lavender : Lavender tinged white : Maroon : Orange : Orange pink : Orange-red : Orange-Yellow : Pale Yellow : Peach : Pink : Red : Red-Orange : Reddish Brown : Rose Pink : Salmon : Scarlet Red : White : White & Yellow : Yellow : Yellow Gold : Yellow throat : Yellow-Green
Flower Time Continuous
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Flower

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