Common Names: Lemon Daylily, Lemon Lily, Yellow Daylily
Botanical Name: Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus syn. Hemerocallis flava
Plant Family: Asphodelaceae
Native Range: Asia
Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: USDA 3a-9b
Habit: Plants grow 3-4 feet tall by 2-3 feet wide.
Sun/Soil: Partial to full sun in average soil
Germination/Sowing: Needs cold stratification in order to germinate and some experience with this would be helpful. (Full instructions will be included with seeds.)
Growing/Care: This early bloomer is one of the first species used for hybridization. It was first introduced in 1762. Its flowers are fragrant and of all of the Hemerocallis this is by far one of the most elegant.
Culinary Uses: Tubers and flower petals are edible.
Medicinal Uses: Is used in traditional herbal medicine.
Themes/Designs: Woodland, Perennial border, Cut flower
(Seeds and photos provided by my friend Evan Bean over at The Practical Plant Geek.)