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Hemerocallis fulva (Orange daylily)

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Hemerocallis fulva

Other names: Orange daylily

Genus: Hemerocallis

Species: H. fulva - H. fulva is a semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial with orange trumpet shaped flowers with a pale central line in summer.

Hemerocallis fulva is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange in Summer

Foliage: Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

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Specific pests: Aphids , Gall midges , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Thrips

Specific diseases: Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering.. REGISTER to

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to

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Hemerocallis fulva (Orange daylily) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soils in full sun. Regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure successful flowering.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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