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Cherokee Star Daylily

Hemerocallis 'Cherokee Star'

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Cherokee Star Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Cherokee Star') at Plant World

Cherokee Star Daylily flowers

Cherokee Star Daylily flowers

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Plant Height:  18 inches

Flower Height:  32 inches

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Description:

Beautiful, triangular shaped, large cherry red trumpets with luminous yellow centers; great grassy texture and form; tetraploid; a spectacular color addition to the garden or border

Ornamental Features

Cherokee Star Daylily features bold cherry red trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow centers at the ends of the stems in mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Cherokee Star Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a shapely form and gracefully arching foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

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.

Cherokee Star Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Cherokee Star Daylily will grow to be about 18 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 7 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.

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