Hemerocallis 'Rocket City'

Common Name: Daylily

  • 6", bittersweet orange tepals with a darker orange eye
  • Throat and midribs are lighter orange-yellow
  • Very easy to grow and propagate
  • Petals have crimped edges, sepals are smooth, both are recurved

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.
  • Extended Bloom with flowers staying open at least 16 hours.
  • Dormant foliage.
  • Tetraploid with 44 chromosomes, twice as many as Diploids. Tetraploids tend to be bigger, stronger plants.