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Hemerocallis 'Starling' (Daylily 'Starling')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Starling'

Other names

Daylily 'Starling'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Starling' _ 'Starling' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with upright to arching, broadly linear, dark green leaves and, in summer, sturdy scapes bearing large, fragrant, dark maroon flowers with golden-yellow throats.


Hemerocallis 'Starling' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Arching

Flower

Pale-yellow, Maroon in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; 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. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigour.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

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

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. Each flower lasts for one day only. Mulch in winter in cold areas.

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

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Starling'

Other names

Daylily 'Starling'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Starling' _ 'Starling' is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with upright to arching, broadly linear, dark green leaves and, in summer, sturdy scapes bearing large, fragrant, dark maroon flowers with golden-yellow throats.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Arching


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow, Maroon in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; 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. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigour.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

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

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. Each flower lasts for one day only. Mulch in winter in cold areas.

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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