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Hemerocallis hybrida is often confused with:
Hemerocallis fulva Hemerocalis fulva
Native alternative(s) for Hemerocallis hybrida:
Zephyranthes atamasco Close up of flower
Zephyranthes drummondii Naturalized
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Hemerocallis Hemerocallis
Hemerocallis fulva Hemerocalis fulva
Lantana camara Lantana camara flower
Hemerocallis hybrida has some common insect problems:
Daylily Leafminer

Daylily Hemerocallis hybrida

Other plants called Daylily:

Phonetic Spelling
hem-eh-roh-KAL-iss HY-brid-ah
Description

Daylily hybrids are herbaceous perennials in the asphodel family (Asphodelaceae). They have an arching, clumping habit and a rapid growth rate that assists their spreading nature.  

Daylilies grow best in full sun to partial shade and in loamy soil with good drainage and average fertility. If the soil is too rich or the site too shady, there will be relatively little flowering. Propagate daylilies by division. They are drought, heat, and salt resistant and tolerate urban conditions, too. 

A wide selection of solid colors and color patterns is available (shades of red, pink, yellow, orange, purple, and bicolor), and a range of sizes from small to very large. Ruffled, picotee, and 'pie crust' edges are also available characteristics.

Grow daylilies in containers, on a patio, or along a walkway. They are attractive in a mass planting in a foundation, a naturalized area, or on a slope. Add them to a pollinator garden for them to be enjoyed by butterflies and hummingbirds.   

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  No significant problems. 

The Clemson Cooperative Extension Home and Garden Information Center has a factsheet on common day lily diseases and other plant problems.

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See this plant in the following landscapes:
Daylilies Galore, Cabarrus County Cabarrus County Poolside Garden Flower Bonanza Garden Functional Foundation Landscape
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Black-eyed Stella'
    golden-yellow 2.5" wide flowers with dark burgundy eye
  • 'Catherine Woodbury'
    Pale pink 3" wide flowers with a chartreuse throat,
  • 'Happy Returns'
    Lemon yellow 3.5" wide flowers that open in the evening
  • 'Hyperion'
    Slightly fragrant canary-yellow 4" wide flower
  • 'Pardon Me'
    Bright red flowers with a yellow throat
  • 'Prairie Blue Eyes'
    Lavender 5" wide flowers with a small yellow throat
  • 'Stella D'Oro'
    Dwarf form with prolific golden-yellow 2.5" wide flowers that reblooms
'Black-eyed Stella', 'Catherine Woodbury', 'Happy Returns', 'Hyperion', 'Pardon Me', 'Prairie Blue Eyes', 'Stella D'Oro'
Tags:
#hummingbird friendly#full sun tolerant#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#white flowers#perennial bulbs#easy to grow#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow flowers#nectar plant#salt tolerant#orange flowers#tuberous#easy to transplant#spreading#summer flowers#clumping#poor soils tolerant#urban conditions tolerant#partial shade tolerant#HS302#problem for cats#non-toxic for dogs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Black-eyed Stella'
    golden-yellow 2.5" wide flowers with dark burgundy eye
  • 'Catherine Woodbury'
    Pale pink 3" wide flowers with a chartreuse throat,
  • 'Happy Returns'
    Lemon yellow 3.5" wide flowers that open in the evening
  • 'Hyperion'
    Slightly fragrant canary-yellow 4" wide flower
  • 'Pardon Me'
    Bright red flowers with a yellow throat
  • 'Prairie Blue Eyes'
    Lavender 5" wide flowers with a small yellow throat
  • 'Stella D'Oro'
    Dwarf form with prolific golden-yellow 2.5" wide flowers that reblooms
'Black-eyed Stella', 'Catherine Woodbury', 'Happy Returns', 'Hyperion', 'Pardon Me', 'Prairie Blue Eyes', 'Stella D'Oro'
Tags:
#hummingbird friendly#full sun tolerant#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#white flowers#perennial bulbs#easy to grow#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow flowers#nectar plant#salt tolerant#orange flowers#tuberous#easy to transplant#spreading#summer flowers#clumping#poor soils tolerant#urban conditions tolerant#partial shade tolerant#HS302#problem for cats#non-toxic for dogs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hemerocallis
    Species:
    hybrida
    Family:
    Asphodelaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Clumping
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Variegated
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Trumpet
    Flower Description:
    2 to 6 in. trumpet-shaped flowers last only 1 day; range of colors; nectar source for hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    6-14 in. long, narrow leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Naturalized Area
    Patio
    Slope/Bank
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Children's Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Dry Soil
    Heat
    Poor Soil
    Salt
    Urban Conditions
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats