Hemerocallis thunbergii Barr

Thunberg's Daylily, Late Yellow Daylily

Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae

Genus: Hemerocallis

Category: Perennial

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Compact habit. Erect scapes to 45" tall, well-branched. Lemon-yellow flowers, 3" diameter, midsummer. Abundant blooms.


Native to Japan.

Published in Garden (London 1871-1927) 4: 132 in 1873.

Listed in Dr. Stout's book, Daylilies: The Wild Species and Garden Clones Both Old and New of the Genus, in 1934.


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