Hemerocallis 'South Seas'
Common Name: Daylily
- 5", coral-tangerine tepals with a reddish-coral band and yellow throat; very distinctive coloring
- Smooth, rounded petals with beautifully ruffled edges
- Multiple branching with 30-35 buds
- Vigorous grower with healthy foliage
- Award winner
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.
- Extended Bloom with flowers staying open at least 16 hours.
- Nocturnal, buds open in late afternoon and remain open through all or part of the next day.
- Fragrant flowers.
- Dormant foliage.
- Tetraploid with 44 chromosomes, twice as many as Diploids. Tetraploids tend to be bigger, stronger plants.