Hemerocallis liliosphodelus L.

Lemon Daylily, Tall Yellow Daylily, Custard Lily


Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae

Genus: Hemerocallis

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: To 3' tall in bloom, 2' spread

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Lemon yellow flowers early in the season, fragrant, sometimes lasting more than one day. Erect scapes to 3' tall. Abundant foliage to 6" below the flower height.

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History: 

Native to China, Russian, Mongolia and southeastern Europe.

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 324 in 1753.

Synonym Hemerocallis liliosphodelus (L.) L.

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