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Scientific name: Hemerocallis spp.       hem-er-o-kal-is

Common name: Daylily

Design Characteristics

Height  6-36"+
Spread  18-24"
Form  upright clump
Texture  medium
Flower color  variable
 yellow
 maroon
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  July-August

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun - part shade
Soil
requirement
 average
 well drained
Propagation
method
 divide anytime
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   may die out in heavy soils
Uses  mid to back of border
 naturalizing
Comments  one of the easiest to grow and most adaptable perennials
 flower buds edible (don't taste like chicken)