Strawberry Candy Daylily

Hemerocallis x 'Strawberry Candy'

SKU
00663
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationhem-er-oh-KAL-iss
LoreIn China, daylily have been cultivated since 2697 BC. The blossoms are cooked in various dishes and utilized in traditional medicine.
Average Size at MaturityForms foliage clumps 18 in. tall and wide, flowers stalks reach 26 in. tall.
Bloom TimeEarly summer to midsummer, and again in late summer through fall.
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, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Very Wet Areas, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Gayfeather (Liatris); Catmint (Nepeta)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11

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