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Golden Zebra® Daylily

Hemerocallis x 'Malja'

Extraordinary new plant blooms with large golden yellow flowers in summer; foliage is unique with boldly striped leaves. Plant en masse for vivid displays, in containers for excellent contrast, or in mixed perennial borders. Deciduous.
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Keep soil moist, especially when in bloom.


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Botanical Pronunciationhem-er-o-KAL-is
LoreIn 1989, Malanseuns Pleasure Plants of South Africa, sowed seed of Hemerocallis miniature hybrids from Jelitto Seed Company, Germany. One unique seedling produced a dwarf vibrant gold and green variegated plant with rich yellow flowers nestled perfectly atop the twisty foliage. This stunning member of the Lily family adds texture and light to sun or shade gardens alike making it one in a million.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing clump 12 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasDaylilies are traditional candidates for the perennial border. They also blend perfectly into mixed and shrub borders. Compound color by massing or combine two complementary colors for a dramatic composition. Excellent edging plant for rigid sidewalks, naturalistic flagstone footpaths and for tidy color at the edge of the lawn. Lovely for nesting rough edges of landscape boulders, or for color around rock strewn water features and dry stream beds.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, especially when in bloom.

Thrives in organically rich loam; adapts to most soil types, provided they are well-drained. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. 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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