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Mark A. Miller
HEMEROCALLIS 'Green Glade'
Daylily, Green Glade Daylily
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Look deep into the throat of the Green Glade daylily flower to see the green pigments. Otherwise, enjoy the pink and yellow bicolor blends! This cultivar blooms in late mid-spring to very early summer, depending on climate. The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and floral beauty. The hybrid tetraploid 'Green Glade' was introduced in 1972.
This daylily produces its 6-inch-wide (15 cm) flowers atop a branching naked stem called a scape. Each petal-like tepal is pink on its outer tip and then transitions to yellow toward the throat. The scapes rise from clumps of strappy green leaves that die away each winter. Each blossom in the bud cluster opens in the morning, remains open for at least 16 hours, but shrivels up before reaching 24-hours old.
Daylilies are clump-forming and spread slowly via rhizomes. The blooms are commonly held in branched clusters on long leafless stems that stand above the foliage. All daylilies are easy to grow if provided full to partial sun and average soil with good drainage. Deciduous daylilies are the hardiest and survive in the coldest reaches of their range; however they may struggle in areas with mild winters. Evergreen types grow well in all but the most tropical regions but require protection where winters are harsh and cold. Their clumps spread over time and may need to be divided every three to four years. After plants bloom, it is wise to shear back their foliage to allow for a fresh flush of growth.
Enjoy this tried-and-true herbaceous ornamental in mixed beds and borders, containers and large mass plantings.
10 - 2
3 - 9
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
18"-30" / 45.7cm - 76.2cm
20"-26" / 50.8cm - 66.0cm
Late Spring, Early Summer
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Clay, Loam, Sand
Pollution, Drought, Salt
Lemon Yellow, Pink, Light Pink
Green, Light Green
Green, Yellow Green
Container, Foundation, Mixed Border
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