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Hemerocallis 'Elegant Candy'

Plant Type: Daylilies

Medium pink blossoms have a triangular red eye and a green throat.  The blossoms are round in form and heavily ruffled.  The fragrant flowers bloom in early to midsummer with a rebloom later in the season.  Sunfast flower color with deep green foliage.  Tetraploid.

This is considered a premium daylily, which means that it has been selected as highly performing plant with exceptional bloom performance, substantive, vibrantly colored flowers, complete winter hardiness in northern zones, and a vigorous habit.

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).

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


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

medium pink/green throat/red eye

Foliage Color

dark green

Plant Spread

18-24 inches

Good Companions

Campanula, Echinacea, Leucanthemum superba 'Banana Cream', Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Blues'

Plant Height

25 inches

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-9

Soil Moisture

low to average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Border plants, Container, Fragrant flowers or foliage, Mass Planting, Salt Tolerant, Continuous bloom or rebloomer, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

midsummer/rebloomer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

medium

Seasonal Interests