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Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings' (Daylily 'Black Stockings')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings'

Other names

Daylily 'Black Stockings'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Black Stockings' _ 'Black Stockings' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with dark green, strap-like leaves and, in late spring and early summer, ruffled, purple-black flowers with bright yellow-green throats.


Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Flushed black, Dark-purple in Spring; Flushed black, Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Gall midges , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Thrips Aphids , Gall midges , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Thrips

Leaf and stem rot Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers and foliage as required.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings' (Daylily 'Black Stockings') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in semi-shade or full sun. A liquid fertiliser and regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure flowering. Tolerates heavy clay.

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings'

Other names

Daylily 'Black Stockings'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Black Stockings' _ 'Black Stockings' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with dark green, strap-like leaves and, in late spring and early summer, ruffled, purple-black flowers with bright yellow-green throats.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Flushed black, Dark-purple in Spring; Flushed black, Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Gall midges , Glasshouse red spider mite , Slugs , Snails , Thrips

Specific diseases

Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers and foliage as required.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Black Stockings' (Daylily 'Black Stockings') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in semi-shade or full sun. A liquid fertiliser and regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure flowering. Tolerates heavy clay.

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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