Bonanza Dwarf Daylily

Hemerocallis x 'Bonanza'

Short stature prolific bloomer with an abundance of bright yellow flowers. Perfect for borders, splashes of color in the rock garden, or in containers on the sunny patio. Semi-evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhem-er-oh-KAL-iss
LoreIn China, daylily have been cultivated since 2697 BC. The blossoms are cooked in various dishes and utilized in traditional medicine.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 15 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through Fall
Design IdeasPerfect planted along a short drive or walkway. Also works well grouped as informal, low edging to separate different parts of the garden. Mass into a sea of color that functions much like groundcover. Strap-leafed form adds texture relief between dwarf shrubs. Spot into perennial borders as individuals or small clusters, or at the border's edge to add intense color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth Habit12
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsGrow with other dwarf forms of favorite plants such as Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower, (Echinacea 'Cone 2'), Pink Mist Pincushion Flower, (Scabiosa columbaria 'Pink Mist'), Little Boy Summer Phlox, (Phlox paniculata 'Little Boy') and Thumbelina Leigh English Lavender, (Lavandula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh')

Thrives in organically rich loam; adapts to most soil types, provided they are well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Remove old foliage and spent blooms for a neat appearance and to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11

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