Bonanza Dwarf Daylily
Hemerocallis x 'Bonanza'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||In China, daylily have been cultivated since 2697 BC. The blossoms are cooked in various dishes and utilized in traditional medicine.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 15 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer through Fall|
|Design Ideas||Perfect 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Grow 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