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Hemerocallis 'Black Eyed Susan'

Plant Type: Daylilies

4.5", rich, yellow-orange tepals with maroon eye and orange throat. Petal edges are slightly crimped; sepals are smooth and somewhat curved. High bud count. Blooms in midsummer; rebloomer.+ One of the most consistent reblooming Daylilies.+ Tetraploid.

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 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

Yellow-orange

Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia speciosa), Coral Bells (Heuchera), Sneezeweed (Helenium), Speedwell (Veronica spicata), Stokes' Aster (Stokesia laevis). ,

Plant Height

28 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-9

Soil Moisture

Low to average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Salt tolerant, Container, Mass Plant, Border

Bloom Time

Rebloomer, Midsummer

Critter Resistance

Rabbit and deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests