The delicate yellow gold petals of this sweet bloom emerge in the springtime like a cheerful ‘hello’ after a long winter! What better way to ring in the spring than with a burst of sunshiny color? The Stella de Oro Daylily can do that!
The Hemerocallis Stella daylily starts blooming longer than any of its other daylily kin in the genus hemerocallis. Its late spring golden yellow blooms continue throughout the early summer and even into early fall and attracts butterflies to your garden.
This day lily is excellent for naturalizing or planting in large masses or dense clumps for ground covers. The golden yellow flowers are trumpet shaped and should be pruned or deadheaded once the spent form flower wilts.
The Daylily Stella de’ Oro thrives best in moist well drained soil and hot full sun. It can tolerate part shade and a wide range of soil sites. Be sure not to over fertilize this herbaceous perennial plant during the blooming period on the soil surface! Can grow up to 2 feet tall and 12 inches wide or more at full size.
Grows well in most of the United States. Best USDA plant hardiness zones are 4-9. Growing season for the continued blooms depends on your zone but can bloom for long periods. The daylily stella d’oro is a great choice when you are looking for a pop of color with ground cover features.
You may be asking how to care for Stella d Oro Daylily. This reblooming daylily is easy to grow and the biggest benefit of removing the spent flower stalks is so more can appear. Daylilies are very drought tolerant once established.
It can benefit from adding a slow release fertilizer in early spring to improve seed pod production and help protect against daylily rust. The stella d oro flowers will act in a spreading nature when the oro blooms drop the seed pods to the ground.
To keep your Daylilies healthy you will also want to divide them to learn more about when and how to divide your daylilies visit our blog: When & How to Divide Daylilies.
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Hemerocallis ‘Stella de’ Oro’
- Showy flowers
- Drought tolerant
- Heat tolerant
- Low maintenance