Strawberry Candy Daylily
Hemerocallis x 'Strawberry Candy'
|Description||A sweet treat for the garden with this easy-care perennial that features stunning bicolored blooms on tall stems above large clumps of slender, arching, green leaves. The luscious coral pink flowers have ruffled petals, a strawberry red eye, and golden throats. An excellent choice to enhance border fronts and containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, especially when in bloom.|
|Blooms||Early summer through fall.|
|Mature Size||Forms foliage clumps 18 in. tall and wide, flowers stalks reach 26 in. tall.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Edging|
|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|
|Companion Plants||Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Gayfeather (Liatris); Catmint (Nepeta)|
|Care||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. Remove old foliage and spent blooms for a neat appearance and to promote continued bloom.|
|Lore||In China, daylily have been cultivated since 2697 BC. The blossoms are cooked in various dishes and utilized in traditional medicine.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.