Joan Senior Daylily
Hemerocallis x 'Joan Senior'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Lore||Noctournal daylilies such as this open their flowers for an extended period with this famous variety opening for a full twenty hours.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms clumps 20 to 26 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early summer, and again in late summer to fall.|
|Design Ideas||This carefree perennial fits into almost any garden. Spot into perennial borders as individuals or small clusters. Exceptional spotted into beds and borders for instant beauty and covering bare bases of aging shrubs. Perfect for massing and large scale edging. You can arrange them in a row against foundations as a mini hedge. With its strap-leafed form and flowers on long wand-like stems, Daylily offers dramatic relief between dwarf shrubs.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Exquisite Summer Flowers|
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. 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