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Hemerocallis Fooled Me

Daylily

Extremely popular perennial. Hemerocallis (Daylilies) are adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions and are very easy to grow. Once established, daylilies are very drought and heat tolerant, and are extremely long-lived.

  • »  Bold yellow and red flowers
  • »  Uniform habit and flower size
  • »  Ideal in large masses or in containers
  • »  Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:50-60 cm
  • Spread:45-50 cm
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Humming-birds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Hemerocallis 'Fooled Me'

Daylilies are some of the easiest perennials to grow and are a good choice for any gardener, from the beginner to the professional. These are tough, adaptable plants that will grow in any soil, from normal to slightly wet to dry. Older varieties are able to bloom if planted in partial shade, but most of the newer introductions need full sun for best performance. Likewise, older varieties tend to spread more rapidly than the newer hybrids. All varieties can be divided every 3-4 years by digging up the entire clump and dividing it into smaller pieces with a minimum of 3 eyes each. This can be done in either spring or fall. Plants should be deadheaded for cosmetic purposes, but in most cases this will not extend the bloom time.