Hemerocallis 'Passionate Returns' Description
Unstoppable blooms up to 3 months. One of the best perennial daylilies on the market today with handsome blooms from mid-June-September. If you were going to have just one daylily in the garden, this would be it.
Years of challenging breeding work has brought us the perfect daylily. Pictures just don't do it justice.
Here's why it's one of the best new daylilies:
- Colorfast and perfectly formed and cheerful 4" deep pink reflexed blooms with yellow halo and green throat.
- Tons of fragrant blooms - yes we mean tons!
- Awesome rebloom power
- Good looks! - nicely proportioned. Stays neat and tidy in the landscape
- Great fit! At only 16" and wide tall. It tucks in small spaces
- Adapts readily to all kinds of soil from heavy clay to sand
- Easy to grow
Garden design ideas
- Deep purple-spiked salvia May Night
- Silver foliage perovskia or artemisia Powis Castle (for well drained soil)
- Blue foliage carex Blue Zinger
- Yellow blooming reblooming daylily Happy Returns
Special features: Attracts butterflies, Cold hardy, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Heat tolerant, Attracts hummingbirds, Attracts pollinators, Rabbit resistant, Rebloomer
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- Botanical Name:
Hemerocallis Passionate Returns
- Common Name:
- Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9
- Sun Exposure:
- Ship Form:
- Soil Type:
Normal, Sandy, Clay
- Soil Moisture:
Dry, Average, Moist
- Height x Width:
16" X 16"
- Flower Color:
- Foliage Color:
- Bloom Season:
Border, Massing, Naturalizing, Specimen
- Cannot Ship to:
CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:PP2002
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Soil: Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Daylilies perform well in a wide range of soils, but prefer deep, fertile loam.
Light: Full sun to light shade -- In areas with hot summers, light afternoon shade will keep brightly colored flowers from fading.
Water: Water plants during the summer if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week. Benefits from a 2-inch layer of compost mulch in spring to retain moisture and control weeds
Spacing: 1.5 to 2 feet
Fertilizing: Apply a thin layer of compost each spring, (or a light application of time release fertilizer if planted in poorer soils). Avoid excessive fertilizing as this will inhibit flower production.
Winterizing: Can allow foliage to remain for the winter, then remove spent foliage in spring as new growth emerges.
Maintenance & Pruning: Remove individual spent flowers daily and cut back flower stalks once all flowers have gone by. Divide plants every three to four years as new growth begins in the spring, lifting plants and dividing them into clumps.
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