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Orange daylily

A species of Daylilies, Also known as Ditch lily, Tawny daylily, Tiger daylily, Fulvous daylily
Botanical name : Hemerocallis fulva Genus : Daylilies

Orange daylily, A species of Daylilies
Also known as:
Ditch lily, Tawny daylily, Tiger daylily, Fulvous daylily
Botanical name: Hemerocallis fulva
Genus: Daylilies
Orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)

Description

The orange daylily is a perennial plant known for its captivating lily-like blooms. Its natural habitats are meadows and forests, but it is also a common garden plant in temperate regions around the world. Each individual flower lasts only a day, but the plant will bloom new ones for weeks. Orange daylily's young buds and flowers are edible either raw or cooked. As a bonus to vegetarians, the flowers contain more fats than most vegetables.
Plant Type
Herb
Lifespan
Perennial
Bloom Time
Spring, summer
Plant Height
40 - 150 cm
Spread
61 - 91 cm
Invasive
Yes
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General Info

Name story

Orange daylily
"Look, orange lilies!" That's what most people would call the Hemerocallis fulva, not knowing its latin name. Therefore, it is commonly called the orange daylily.
Common daylily
Although it looks similar to a lily, the Hemerocallis fulva isn't actually a lily. Since each flower only blooms for one day, the plant is known as the daylily. This particular species is the most common in the genus, so this is why it is called the common daylily.

Symbolism

A mother's love and devotion, purity, joy, passion

Usages

Artistic Value
Many famous Chinese poets have praised the orange daylily.
Environmental Protection Value
The orange daylily is often used as a pollution detection plant. When the air is polluted by fluorine, the tips of its leaves will turn reddish-brown.
Garden Use
Orange daylily is a herbaceous perennial commonly found in gardens. It is prized for its large, vibrant orange blooms and ease to maintain. It has the ability to overpower weeds so is often used for ground cover. Orange daylily is used within Japanese-style or Pollinator gardens as border plants. Plant with Garden Phlox or Caradonna to make a strong color contrast.
Orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva) Orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
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