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Hemerocallis 'Rolling Thunder'
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Plant Type: Daylilies

Like a dark storm cloud rolling across the field, this dramatic deep red daylily with a yellow halo and green throat commands a presence. If you look closely, you'll notice a wiry, cream edge halfway around the pie crusted, velvety textured petals. The 5.5", fragrant blossoms appear on thick, branched stems atop robust, vigorous plants in midsummer. This is an extended blooming, nocturnal daylily so its flowers open the day before in late afternoon and remain open for at least 16 hours. Dormant tetraploid. 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:

Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

18-24 inches

Good Companions

Plant Height

28 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-9

Soil Moisture

average and consistent water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Border plants, Container, Salt tolerant, Mass plantings, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

midsummer

Critter Resistance

Rabbit resistant

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests