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Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
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Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus

Lemon Daylily

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.257.230

(=H. flava) With the thousands of hybrid selections that are now available, the species Daylilies are being sadly neglected. This is always the first Daylily to bloom. Flowers are lemon-yellow with a strong citrus fragrance, held on tall stems above grassy foliage. Will slowly spread to form a colony. Good choice for naturalizing. Nice planted near a patio area. Useful also as a cut flower. Plants do not usually require dividing for several years, but are easily split apart in fall or early spring. Spent flower stems can be trimmed back after flowers are finished. Remove old foliage in late fall.

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Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   75-90 cm
   29-35 inches
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.