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Mynelle's Starfish Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Mynelle's Starfish'
Mynelle's Starfish Daylily flowers
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Plant Height: 24 inches
Flower Height: 32 inches
Spacing: 18 inches
Hardiness Zone: 2a
Day lilies are commonly grown garden plants; these hardy perennials require practially no maintenance and have large and attractive blooms similar to lily flowers; this variety is truly unique with its recurved petals that resemble a starfish; a must have
Mynelle's Starfish Daylily features bold creamy white recurved flowers with buttery yellow eyes and white streaks at the ends of the stems from early to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Mynelle's Starfish Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. 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.
Mynelle's Starfish Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Mynelle's Starfish Daylily will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity extending to 32 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 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.