Hemerocallis x 'Hyperion'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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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||Foliage to 18 in. tall, 3 ft. wide; flower stalks 3 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||Fabulous planted along a drive or walkway. Also works well grouped as informal, low hedges to separate different parts of the garden. Mass into a sea of color that functions much like groundcover. Strap-leafed form and flowers on long wand-like stems add relief between dwarf shrubs. Spot into perennial borders as individuals or small clusters, or at the border's edge to add texture and form.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||This beautiful yellow daylily is stunning with Midknight Blue Agapanthus, (Agapanthus x 'Monmid') and Darius Daylily, (Hemerocallis x 'Darius'). It's also an easy choice with big perennials such as Marshall's Delight Bee Balm, (Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight') and Provance French Lavender, (Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence').|
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