Hemerocallis is a perennial herbaceous plant ideal for flowerbeds and flowerbeds.

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These beautiful rhizomatous, herbaceous perennials are rustic, ideal for flowerbeds and flowerbeds, with narrow, carinulate, long, deep green leaves, which grow from the base.

They are native to Asia and belong to the Liliaceae family. It is commonly known as daylily, St. John's lily, morning lily.

Its flowers are showy, funnel-shaped and similar to lilies, they emerge from the end of the stem, arranged obliquely, they last only one day, however its flowering is continuous, it has the following colours, orange, yellow, red, shaded, pink and white.

In some species its flowers are double and softly perfumed, flowering in summer.

It likes full sun, some varieties thrive best in partial shade, under trees or shrubs, it adapts to all types of soil and watering is moderate.

When it finishes flowering, its leaves are very showy, decorating the place.

There are varieties with a low height of 30-40 cm, ideal for borders or flowerbeds, and others that grow to 1-1.20 cm.

Hemerocallis are plants that tolerate cold and high temperatures (15º-30 ºC).

They are multiplied by division of clumps at the beginning of spring-autumn, it is advisable to do this every 2 years to renew the flowering, they require an annual improvement of the soil with fertile soil and compost or manure.

When the bushes are separated, they should have a piece of the rhizome with 2-3 shoots.

At the end of flowering, the flowering shoots should be cut off from the base (flowering shoots are leafless stems coming from the rhizome, at the apex of which the flower is borne).

It can be planted in shallow pots, window boxes, flower beds, flower beds, undergrowth.

Diseases and parasites:

Can be affected `mainly, by root nematodes, slugs, snails and ants.

The flower closes when there is no sun.

When the winter is over we can cut them back to maintain their shape and rejuvenate them, in the case of Gazania Rigens.

It is affected by excessive watering and waterlogged soil.

Hemerocallis is a perennial herbaceous plant ideal for flowerbeds and flowerbeds.

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