DAYLILY: STELLA D'ORO
LATIN NAME: ‘STELLA DE ORO’
This perennial has lemon-yellow with tangerine throat blooms that only last for a day, and bloom in early summer to fall. The showy flowering stalks rise above the green grassy foliage reaching 22 inches(18’’ wide). This excellent re-bloomer and low maintenance perennial aesthetically enhances landscapes by planting in masses or borders.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil with high organic matter content
Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-10
This low-maintenance perennial needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Remove old flower stalks to maintain its appearance.