- Orange Daylily - Hemerocallis fulva Hardy Planting Zones- 2-9 Sun or Shade – Full Sun Mature Height - 48" Mature Width- 20-24" Bloom Season – Early to Mid Summer (May to July) Gardener Status- Beginner
Orange Daylily – Hemerocallis Fulva. The Orange Daylily is a perennial herbaceous plant native to Asia. It has long been popular because of its large and bright orange flowers, and because it is easy to grow. The plants can be used to control erosion on account of their thick roots that also enable them to outcompete weeds. Orange Daylilies attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Daylilies originated in Asia. Their Greek name is Hemerocallis, meaning beauty of the day. They come in yellow, reddish-brown, orange and virtually, the color of the rainbow. Daylily bulbs are not actual bulbs. These are bare perennial roots during spring. This is valid as long as the plants receive plenty of hours in the sun every day. The planting process of the daylily is not complicated as they can be planted in proximity to each other. This can be a few inches apart. Usually, the planting pattern gives the impression of a large, established clump of daylily. In the process of planting daylilies, each bare-root should be placed in a hole that is twice deep the bulb. This is because the roots are long. They should, therefore, be spread. Compost should be added to the soil while planting. After planting, the daylily should be watered. Caution should be practiced so as not to overwater the daylily; This is because too much watering will cause the root to be rotten. The soil should be kept damp until the appearance of the flowers is noticed. In the case of insufficient rainfall, an individual should water the plants once every week. Blooming should occur with time. The flowers produce fragrance and blooming beautiful colors.
Orange Daylily flower is a great centerpiece to have.
Buyers should note that a daylily will almost certainly bloom the first year it is planted, but that it is unlikely to reach its full height until the second or the even third year after planting. These beautiful flowers can grow to be up to eighteen inches tall and also bloom through the autumn months if the weather is good. They love to be located in moist and well-drained soils and brings a lot of spectacular colors when they are in bloom. These plants are very easy to grow and are beautiful perennials as they grow back each year after being planted. They normally grow back thicker than the year before. They supply a very natural look and feel and look amazing when added to gardens and natural areas. These flowers also work great to create beautiful borders as they can grow to become very thick.
Orange Daylily are well-known for their vibrant, orange blooms that you can sometimes see growing along roadsides around the country.
It is an extremely hardy, adaptable perennial that does well in most any type of soil, whether in the sun or shady gardens. They will grow around 48” tall and up to 20-24” wide, so when planted, they need their space to reproduce. Butterflies and hummingbirds love them. However, they require little to no maintenance. Besides its deep orange trumpet of color, it also has long slender leaves and works wonderfully in adding texture and color to a flower bed, borders or natural area.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Hardiness Zones: 2 - 9
Mature Height: Up to 48 inches
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Flowering Time: Summer
How Long It Flowers: About a month
Soil Requirements: Moist to Dry, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil