• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Hemerocallis 'Lemon Bells'

Daylily 'Lemon Bells'

Daylily 'Lemon Bells'

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  • Other common names Daylily 'Lemon Bells'

  • Genus 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

  • Family Hemerocallidaceae / Hemerocallidaceae

  • Species 'Lemon Bells' is a vigorous perennial to 90cm, making an open clump of narrow leaves and stems bearing numerous funnel-shaped, deep lemon-yellow flowers 10cm in width

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Clump-forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Exposed or Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilChalk, Loam, Clay

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.5-1 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in 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

Propagation Propagate by division in spring or autumn; evergreen types are best divided in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting

How to care

Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering

Pests May be attacked by aphids, slugs, snails, gall midges, glasshouse red spider mite and thrips

Diseases May be subject to leaf rots and stem rots

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