plant-banner1

Plant Details

Hemerocallis fulva

Orange Day-lily, Tawny Day-lily

Scientific Name:

Hemerocallis fulva

Genus:

Hemerocallis

Species Epithet:

fulva

Common Name:

Orange Day-lily, Tawny Day-lily

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Hemerocallidaceae (Day-lily Family)

Native/Alien:

Not Native to US

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Orange

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Commonly cultivated, frequently escaping to forests, streambanks, suburban woodlands, lawns, waste places (Weakley 2015). Common throughout NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Notes:

Native of Asia.

Closeup of Bloom and Buds

image

© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

back to top
go to plant details search
go to plant images search
go to gallery home
back to Initial h Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums