• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Hemerocallis 'Green Flutter'

daylily 'Green Flutter'

daylily 'Green Flutter'

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  • Other common names daylily 'Green Flutter'

  • Genus Hemerocallis may be evergreen or herbaceous perennials, with narrow, strap-shaped leaves and funnel-shaped flowers on erect stems in late spring or early summer

  • Family Hemerocallidaceae / Hemerocallidaceae

  • Details 'Green Flutter' is a compact evergreen perennial, with narrow, upright leaves and open funnel-shaped, greenish-throated, light yellow flowers 9cm in width, the segments with slightly frilled margins

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Clump-forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Exposed or Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Chalk

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in a fertile, moist but well-drained soil preferably in full sun. Copes well with heavy clay. May need watering in spring to early summer in dry conditions to ensure flowering

Propagation Propagate by division in spring or autumn; evergreen plants are best divided in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting Coastal

How to care

Pruning Remove spent flowers and remove dead foliage as required.

Pests Can get aphids and hemerocallis gall midge; late flowering cultivars, such as this, are less troubled by gall midge

Diseases May be affected by a leaf spot

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