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Hemerocallis 'Pink Damask' AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Herbaceous Perennial

Habit

Clump-forming

Resilience

Hardiness

H7 (very hardy)

Colour

Flower

Dark Pink and Pale Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer

Size

Ultimate height

0.5-1 metres

Ultimate spread

0.5-1 metres

Time to ultimate height

2-5 years


Preferred common name

daylily 'Pink Damask'

Family

Hemerocallidaceae


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

'Pink Damask' is a perennial to 1m in height, forming a clump with narrow leaves and slender stems bearing funnel-shaped, deep salmon-pink flowers to 15cm in width, with a yellow throat and spreading segments

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun

Aspect

  • South-facing, East-facing or West-facing
  • Exposed or Sheltered

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

Soil

  • Moist but well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Clay, Loam or Chalk

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring or autumn

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Prairie Planting, Coastal or Low Maintenance


How to care

Pruning

Remove spent flowers and remove dead foliage as required.

Pests

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

Diseases

May be affected by a leaf spot