Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hemerocallis Blackthorne (Daylily)

Creamy petals with a deep purple-black eye and a green throat rise high above full evergreen foliage. Moderate growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Tetraploid

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture