Common Name: Daylily
- Miniature daylily; 2¾", fragrant, cranberry red tepals with a narrow yellow watermark and bright green throat
- Petals have pie crust ruffled edges, sepals are smooth, both are slightly recurved
- Heavily budded; blooms in Michigan from mid-July to mid-October, and in zones 6-7 it even tends to rebloom
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).
Characteristics (Compared to Other Daylilies)
- Midseason Bloomer, blooming in July.
- Rebloomer, producing a second set of flowers.
- Nocturnal, buds open in late afternoon and remain open through all or part of the next day.
- Fragrant flowers.
- Dormant foliage.
- Diploid with 22 chromosomes. Most plants are Diploids.