Hemerocallis fulva

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Taxonomy (1)

Classification: Angiosperm, monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Common name: Daylily

General Information (1)

Region of Origin: China, Korea, Japan
USDA Plants Hardiness Zones: 2-10

  • Size: 10-40 inches
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Flowering: Spring

Diagnostic Characteristics

Leaves (1)

  • Other: 10-40 inches

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Scape (1)

  • Color: Green 
  • Texture: Fleshy

Flower (1)

  • Color: Variety of colors
  • Other: consists of 6 tepals

Horticultural Information (1)

  • Light: Full sun to partial shade
  • pH: Slightly acidic
  • Maintenance: Easy to care for
  • Landscape Uses: Borders and flowerbeds
  • Other: Should be divided every few years to keep them healthy


1) Christman, S. (October, 2000 31). Hemerocallis hybrids. Retrieved from http://www.floridata.com/ref/H/heme_hyb.cfm

Prepared by Courtney Sayre as a course requirement for BIOL 3630/5630, Spring 2013
Edited by Jessica Bartek