Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the root-ball.
Remove the plant from the container.
Position in hole and backfill with soil, gently firming down. Always water in well after planting to settle the soil around the roots and keep the soil moist for several weeks while the new plant establishes.
Position in hole and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Always water in well after planting to settle the soil around the roots and keep the soil moist for several weeks while the new plant establishes.
If your soil has issues with retaining moisture mix in some Yates Waterwise Water Storage Crystals into the soil prior to planting.
Remove spent flower heads prior to seeds setting. Once the seeds set, it can reduce the plants energy and flowering for the next season.
Some varieties are evergreen whilst others are deciduous, so don’t be too alarmed if your plant dies off over winter. It is best to check the plants labels when you purchase them so you know what to expect in the cooler months.
Daylilies are edible and are often sold in Chinese markets. The blooms are often picked at bud stage and used in stir fries or soups for their nutty flavour.
In early spring you can divide the clumps of bulbs by cutting back the leaves and replanting the rooted divided sections into an enriched soil. Plant no deeper than 10cm and prepare to be patient as it can take up to a couple of years for the flowers to appear.