Daylily - Summer Wine

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The daylily (hemerocallis) is considered a 'sure bet' perennial. They thrive throughout most of the country with the exception of the very deep south. They tolerate less than ideal conditions and will bloom faithfully for years with virtually no attention. As the name implies, daylily flowers open in the morning and die by nightfall. Each flower stem typically has at least a dozen flower buds and the plant stays in bloom for many weeks. They should be planted in every garden.

About this Variety

Hemerocallis Summer Wine is a stand out in the garden with its intense purple-wine colored flowers that measure 5.5" in size. Plant en masse in borders and beds for major curb side appeal. Known for its grassy like foliage to stay evergreen in mild regions of the country. Perfectly paired with a gold colored daylily.

Highlights

  • Excellent for bouquets and cut flower arrangements
  • Returns and blooms each year; long bloom period
  • Grows well in containers, garden beds and borders
  • Very easy to grow
  • Beneficial to pollinators; attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds

Exposure:

Full Sun

Blooms:

Mid Summer

Height:

Grows 24-28" tall

Spacing/Depth:

Plant 18-24" apart, 1' deep

USDA Zones:

Grow as Perennial in zones 3-9. Grow as Annual elsewhere.

Growing Instructions

Best planted in groups for dramatic effect in full sun, in moist, yet well drained soil. Excellent ground cover, as a single specimen or in mass plantings to create a focal point in the garden.

Care Tip

They are tough robust plants, so not much can go wrong.