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Earlybird Cardinal Daylily*

Hemerocallis 'Endless Heart'

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Earlybird Cardinal Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Endless Heart') at Squak Mountain Nursery

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily flowers

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily flowers

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  21 inches

Spacing:  14 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Group/Class:  Jersey Earlybird Series

Description:

Stunning, large watermelon red blooms with a chartreuse throat and a frilly pie crust edge; sturdy, strong, easy to care for, great grassy texture and form; quite impressive when massed along borders

Ornamental Features

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily features bold red trumpet-shaped flowers with chartreuse throats and a gold ring at the ends of the stems from early to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Earlybird Cardinal Daylily will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Texture  Plant Form  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.