• 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 'Berlin Red'

Daylily 'Berlin Red'

Daylily 'Berlin Red'

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  • Other common names Daylily 'Berlin Red'

  • 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 'Berlin Red' is a clump-forming perennial to 1m, with light green foliage and funnel-shaped deep crimson flowers 12cm in width, with a blackish bloom and a yellow throat

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

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Chalk

  • 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 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

Propagation Propagate by division in spring or autumn

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting Coastal

How to care

Pruning Remove spent flowers and remove dead foliage as required.

Pests Can get aphids and hemerocallis gall midge

Diseases May be affected by a leaf spot

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