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Daylily Gentle Shepherd in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'

 

Daylily 'Gentle Shepherd'

Clump-forming perennial plant with spikes of flowers each of which lasts no more than 24 hours (hence the common name). The flowers consist of 3 petals & sepals, with a midrib of the same, or a contrasting colour. Colours are most commonly reds, oranges, yellows or pinks. 'Gentle Shepherd' has near-white flowers with a green throat, and petals which have ruffled edges.

 
plant Features
  • Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Daylily Gentle Shepherd is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Daylily 'Gentle Shepherd'

Latin name

Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'

type

Perennial

family

Asphodelaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Daylily Gentle Shepherd is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Daylily Gentle Shepherd likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Daylily Gentle Shepherd is 1.00meters x 1.00meters 1.00 M 1.00 M

Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'

Clump-forming perennial plant with spikes of flowers each of which lasts no more than 24 hours (hence the common name). The flowers consist of 3 petals & sepals, with a midrib of the same, or a contrasting colour. Colours are most commonly reds, oranges, yellows or pinks. 'Gentle Shepherd' has near-white flowers with a green throat, and petals which have ruffled edges.


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flower colours can be anything other than white or blue, but most commonly reds, oranges, yellows or pinks. Flowers open daily, each lasting 24 hours.

 

Planting out (container grown plants)

From Early Spring TO Mid Autumn

Plant out container grown plants in Spring or mid Autumn

 

Propagating

From Mid Autumn TO Late Autumn

Clumps can be divided, plants can be grown from seed (colours will not necessarily come true with this method of propagating), or the little side-shoots can be taken off and planted in pots.

 
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