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Day Lily in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Hemerocallis

 

Day Lily

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.

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plant Features
  • Day Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Day Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Day Lily is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Day Lily likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Day Lily

Latin name

Hemerocallis

type

Perennial

family

Asphodelaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Day Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Day Lily is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Day Lily likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Day Lily likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Day Lily is 1.00meters x 1.00meters 1.00 M 1.00 M

Hemerocallis

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.


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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