Day-lily

Location: Main Campus; West Campus, widely planted in flower beds
Approximate blooming period: May - August

Hemerocallis fulva

Origin: China, Japan, Korea 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zones 5-10 
Height and Form: can grow up to 4 feet tall, the flowers can get up to 6 inches wide 
Foliage: long, grass-like leaves with stems growing taller than the leaves 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: slightly fragrant large and showy red-orange flowers with yellow at the base, they can have spots or stripes but only lasts for one day 
Names: tawny daylily, common daylily, tiger lily, "Fulva" is Latin for "orange-yellow", Hemerocallis is Greek for "beautiful for a day"
Cultivars/Varieties:

Kwanzo- a triploid, where the stamens are turned into petals tripling the amount of petals

 

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