Hemerocallis 'Startle' has a red to orange-red flowers with gold to creamy-yellow borders and green-yellow throat. Borders are much larger in warmer climate. Very decorative. He needs a warm place and more sun. Suitable as a specimen plant.
How to grow daylilies
Reserve full sunlight or light shade area in your garden to plant daylilies. Daylilies like sunshine so much but be careful, in hot areas, they do not grow well in completely dry soil on sunny place. Daylilies also like an average amount of moisture in the soil but will not be happy in soils that are water logged. Give them water regularly during their first one or two growing seasons. Their flowers will be larger and will bloom richer if regularly watered in the first part of the season.
When in bloom, feel free to cut the flowers for bouquets or even decorating of salads (as the flowers are edible). This will not injure your plants. While each flower blooms only a single day, choose stems with several larger buds.
After blooming has finished, leave the foliage in place, don't cut it off. The leaves will gather sunlight and will provide nourishment for the next year's show. Your daylilies will need rest for a few months, before beginning the next growing season.
|Flower Size||14 cm||Plant Size||65 cm|
|Flower Color||Red||Bloom Eye||nie|
|Double Bloom||No||Year of Registration||1995|
|Flower Fragrance||No||Ruffled Flower||Yes|
|Bloom Time||Summer||Moisture demands||Medium|