Red Daylilies are great for sunny areas. They look amazing planted with other flowers as well. Blooms appear in Summer.
This flower is the perfect addition to any summer garden. With its thick red petals and contrasting yellow center, it is sure to be an eye-catcher. It blooms a sizeable 4-inch flower in mid-summer. These beautiful giant blooms are magnificent for rear areas of the garden due to their mature size. Plant these beauties behind your other smaller flowers for a fantastic colorful landscape. In addition to being pleasing to view, the bright colors of the Red Daylily will also attract butterflies and hummingbirds, making this an even better choice. Just like any other perennial, these vibrantly colored lilies will brighten any garden they grow. Add these summer plants to your landscape this year and enjoy the positives of having these perennial flowers year after year.
The Red Daylily scientific known as “Hemerocallis” comes in an assortment of varieties, all different coloes.
The leaves of the flower are long and slender. Colors range from a dark to light red; some include golden tones in the center. The flower can reach a height of 3 feet and spread between 18 inches to 24 inches. The growing season is mid to late summer, and it does well in planting zones 3 – 9. Planting time for the flower is between early fall or spring. Full sun with partial sun/shade is the best location to achieve success. Chalk and Clay soil along with well-drained ground is preferred. They are an easy-care flower which can thrive in the city or a conventional garden prospering in containers or patios. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. There are many uses for it such as flower beds, borders and edging. These flowers ARE NOT NATIVE but still make beautiful addions to your landscape. Red Daylily can also be used at ground cover.
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