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Hemerocallis 'Chicago Blackout' (Daylily 'Chicago Blackout')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Chicago Blackout'

Other names

Daylily 'Chicago Blackout'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Chicago Blackout' _ 'Chicago Blackout' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with narrow, strap-like, mid-green leaves and, in summer, star-shaped, black-flushed, dark red flowers with yellow throats.


Hemerocallis 'Chicago Blackout' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

Flower

Dark-red, Flushed black in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

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 'Chicago Blackout' (Daylily 'Chicago Blackout') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in 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)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Chicago Blackout'

Other names

Daylily 'Chicago Blackout'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Chicago Blackout' _ 'Chicago Blackout' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with narrow, strap-like, mid-green leaves and, in summer, star-shaped, black-flushed, dark red flowers with yellow throats.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Dark-red, Flushed black in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


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 'Chicago Blackout' (Daylily 'Chicago Blackout') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in 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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