Hemerocallis Gentle Shepherd

Daylily

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5 1/2" gently ruffled, white blossoms with green throats.

With simple elegance, the serenely ruffled-white 5 blossoms shimmer with chartreuse throats. When first open, flowers will flaunt a pastel yellow hue glistening with a delicate yellow picotee. A peaceful presence in the garden. Foliage is semi-evergreen.

Hemerocallis Gentle Shepherd, a diploid, will adapt to a wide range of growing conditions. Very drought tolerant once established.

Code HEGH

Patent

Plant Type Perennials

Species

Height Medium 24"

Spacing Plant 18-24" apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 3-9

Soil Type Normal, Clay, Acidic

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Hemerocallis General Information

Rugged and adaptable, Daylilies are quick to establish and require little care. Carefree, pest resistant and free of Hemerocallis rust disease. They even grow under Black Walnut trees and along salted driveways. Outstanding! Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Hemerocallis Plant Care

Tough, cold and drought tolerant, long lived plants. Can be divided most any time of year. Division usually needed every 3-4 years for best performance.