Blackthorne Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Blackthorne’)
A Visually Stunning Heat Tolerant Perennial
- Hardiness Range: 3 to 9
- Height: 2’ to 3’
- Spread: 1’ to 2’
- Exposure: Full to Partial Sun
- Flower Color: Creamy Yellow and Dark Purple
Why We Love It:
Blackthorne Daylily is truly a stunning addition to any perennial garden or landscape. It is adorned with multi-colored flowers showcasing a unique blend of creamy yellow with a deep, dark purple halo and a green center. They bloom in mid to late-summer and contrast well with blues and yellows in the garden. They have graceful arching, grass-like foliage that will remain green throughout the season.
Blackthorn Daylily are great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your landscape!
Know Before You Plant:
Blackthorne Daylily are sturdy and relatively low maintenance. After flowering, remove the spent stems to promote re-blooming. Additionally, the foliage can be removed as it dies back in the fall.
Rabbits tend to leave daylilies alone, but deer are known to eat the flowers off of daylilies.
Where It Thrives:
Blackthorne Daylily do best in full to partial sun and are adaptable to both dry and moist, but well-draining soil conditions. They tolerate heat and summer humidity, but thorough watering is required to maintain its attractive foliage throughout the season.
Blackthorne Daylily is best used in garden beds and along borders. It can be planted as groundcover, in mass-plantings or as a showy specimen in the garden.