Gentle Shepherd Daylily

Gentle Shepherd Daylily

Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'

$15.00

Modern daylilies are spontaneously blooming plants of the easiest garden practice. They feature dense clumps of thick, arching, grassy deep green foliage and upright stems of trumpet flowers. This selection features lightly ruffled cream white flowers and a green throat.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 1.8 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2.5 ft FLOWER Early Summer, White, Yellow
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Dense clumps of thick, arching, grassy green foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Deadheading and cutting back foliage in fall improves plant appearance.

Clump Division:

Divide clumps in spring or fall every few years, or once plant becomes crowded and flowering diminishes.

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

May cause gastrointenstinal distress in some people - proceed with caution, and start with small amounts, cooked. Edible flowers - great in salads or to add to stir fry. Plump, almost-open flower buds may be dried then re-hydrated in winter months. Greens are best eaten in spring and can be eaten raw, sauteed, steamed etc. Starchy tubers can be dug and eaten raw or cooked (similar to potatoes). Most parts have some mild medicinal uses

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot