Mighty Chestnut Daylily

Hemerocallis x 'Mighty Chestnut'

SKU
40319
A daylily with extended bloom time! Deep, rich russet color saturates the large flowers that open the evening before their bloom day. A stunning and heavy bloomer. Attracts hummingbirds. Tolerates heat and humidity.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhem-er-oh-KAL-iss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Bee Balm, (Monarda); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Lavender (Lavendula)

Thrives in organically rich loam; adapts to most soil types, provided they are well-drained. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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: 3-9

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