The hemerocallis, also known as the Day Lily for its beautiful, short-lived flowers, is splendid.
Maintenance, whether in pots or in the ground, requires some care to improve flowering.
In summary, what you need to know is:
Family : Liliaceae
Type : Perennial
Height 50 to 100 cm
Exhibition : Sunny and semi-shade
Sol : Ordinary, rather clayey
Foliage : Persistent
Flowering June to September
Planting, repotting of hemerocallis
Hemerocallis in the ground:
It is recommended to plant hemerocallis in the fall even if you can get as far as in the spring avoiding periods of frost.
In order to keep your hemerocallis as long as possible, proceed with the tuft division after flowering
Hemerocallis in a jar:
One spring repotting allows the plant to grow well.
Choose a potting soil for flowering plants.
Or set up his hemerocallis?
This plant likes places lightly shaded or sunny but not hot.
Whether it is in a pot or in the ground, choose a light sunshine and a place rather sheltered from the wind.
Pruning, hemerocallis maintenance
Delete the wilted flower stems as we go along.
Fold down to the shortest in the late fall.
In case of cold winter it’s better protect the foot of the plant with a mulch of dead leaves.
This perennial native to Asia, also called “day lily” is very pretty but its flowering is ephemeral because it only lasts 24 hours.
It has the advantage of having a persistent foliage and to offer beautiful flowers in shades of red, orange and yellow .
As a bedding plant or cut flower, it is highly decorative .
When planting, do not hesitate to enrich the soil with compost and even with compost such as manure and algae.