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Hyperion Daylily

Hemerocallis x 'Hyperion'

SKU
00622
Disease-free perennial is excellent for slopes, massing, edgings and foundations. Showy, sweet smelling, lemon-yellow, 5-inch blooms. Large clumps of long, grass-like leaves are highlighted by lily-like flowers on tall stems. Herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhem-er-o-KAL-is
LoreIn China, daylily have been cultivated since 2697 BC. The blossoms are cooked in various dishes and utilized in traditional medicine.
Average Size at MaturityFoliage to 18 in. tall, 3 ft. wide; flower stalks 3 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasFabulous 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsThis 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

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