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Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily 'Happy Returns')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns'

Other names

Daylily 'Happy Returns'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Happy Returns' _ 'Happy Returns' is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with broadly linear to strap-shaped, dark green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, upright stems bearing funnel-shaped, lightly fragrant, yellow flowers with lightly crimped petals.


Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Leaf and stem rot Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily 'Happy Returns') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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 'Happy Returns'

Other names

Daylily 'Happy Returns'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Happy Returns' _ 'Happy Returns' is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with broadly linear to strap-shaped, dark green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, upright stems bearing funnel-shaped, lightly fragrant, yellow flowers with lightly crimped petals.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily 'Happy Returns') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

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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