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Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell'
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Plant Type: Daylilies

Has 6″, beautiful soft pink blossoms with a celery-green throat; the best of the pink diploids. The petals are consistently round, edged with deep, flowing ruffle. Excellent branching; many blooms appear on the same scape. Blooms in midsummer and is a rebloomer. Foliage is semi-evergreen. Diploid.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone). 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.

Flower Color

Soft pink wth celery-green throat

Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Bellflower-Dwarf (Campanula ), Coneflower-Purple (Echinacea purpurea), Delphinium (Delphinium ), Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum)

Plant Height

20 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-9

Soil Moisture

Average water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Mass Plant, Border, Salt tolerant, Container

Bloom Time

Midsummer, Rebloomer

Critter Resistance

Rabbit and deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests