South Seas Daylily

South Seas Daylily

Hemerocallis 'South Seas'


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For tropical color that just won't quit, 'South Seas' is the Daylily you MUST grow! It offers a one-of-a-kind combination of coral-orange petals with reddish banding -- we know of no other Daylily like it, and what a brilliant effect it has on the summer garden! A tireless bloomer that puts up with tremendous garden stress, 'South Seas' looks like a hothouse flower but performs like a wildflower, effortlessly springing up each year for another long, long season of glory!

These flowers are fully 5 inches wide, soaked in rich color so eye-catching you'll be drawn to it from across the garden. The petal edges are ruffled for nice texture, and the flowers just keep coming on plants so vigorous they set 30 to 35 buds!

Like most Daylilies, 'South Seas' is wonderfully resistant to drought, heat, and humidity, and thrives in any soil, even those of poor fertility. It can be sheared mercilessly in late fall, only to return with fresh beauty in spring. Very long-lived and as tough as nails, it is one of the few perennials that is truly care-free.

'South Seas' reaches 30 inches tall. Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart in full sun and moist, well-drained soil, and water well the first year to get them established. Hardy in zones 3-9.

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Since its founding in 1920, Wayside Gardens has brought the rarest and highest-quality plants to the garden market. Wayside was founded in 1920 by two acclaimed growers who came together to pursue their shared vision of marketing all high-end plants for the serious garden enthusiast. Originally located in Mentor, Ohio, Wayside Gardens swiftly grew a reputation for the highest-quality plants and the most sophisticated clientele. In 1975, Wayside was purchased by the Park Seed Company, and moved to Hodges, SC.  The company has flourished since then, growing to become an undisputed leader in rare and unique plant growing.

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We use larger containers and grow bigger plants than other nurseries, leading to greater root strength. Where appropriate, Wayside Gardens propagates our plants vegetatively rather than from seed, to ensure the plants possess the correct form and are true to variety, like a true double form, as opposed to the single or semi-double forms that may result from seed propagation. Because we employ only the finest and most technologically advanced plant growing methods, you can be confident in receiving healthy plants ready to burst forth in glorious growth in your garden.

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