Prairie Blue Eyes Daylily
Hemerocallis x 'Prairie Blue Eyes'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Lore||The name hemerocallis is derived from the Greek for beauty and day because each flower blooms for just a single day.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 1/2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This carefree perennial fits into almost any garden. Spot into borders as individuals or small clusters. Mass into a sea of color that functions much like groundcover. 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||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, 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||Showy Summer Flowers|
Thrives in organically rich loam; adapts to most soil types, provided they are well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during 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: 4 - 11