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Hyperion Daylily (Hemerocallis cv.)

$12.00
Item #:
691992
Availability:
Sold out for the season.
Item #:
691992
Availability:
Sold out for the season.

Description

Hardy, herbaceous perennial —
Description:  Fragrant, pale lemon yellow flowers in midsummer; rigid, leafless flower stalks to 3.5 feet; long, linear foliage
Habit:  Grows up to 3 feet high and wide; clump-forming
Culture:  Prefers full sun to part shade and well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter; do not over-fertilize
Hardiness:  USDA Zones 3 through 9
Origin:  Garden origin
Attributes:  Attracts butterflies and bees, Fragrant flowers, Rabbit resistant

Daylilies are tough perennials originating in China, Japan, and central Europe.  Daylily hybridization first began in England around 1890. ‘ Hyperion’ is a handsome cultivar developed in 1925 by Franklin B. Mead, an American daylily breeder in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  In 1939, Lamb Nurseries in Spokane, Washington, described this cultivar as “[g]enerally conceded to be the finest yet introduced.”  It was commonly used in colonial revival gardens of the early 20th century as a substitute for the true Lemon Lily, Hemerocallis flava

 

Arrives in a 1 gallon pot.

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