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Hemerocallis 'Jersey Girl'

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Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
 Common Name: Daylily

This elegant and refined daylily forms a very large mature clump topped with gorgeous, fragrant flowers in midsummer and again later in the season. 

Very large 6” blossoms are a clear, silky textured, diamond dusted, rose pink with a small citron yellow watermark and green throat.  The broad, ruffled petals of good substance open wide and flat, making the flowers appear even larger. 

This variety is an extended bloomer, so the flowers remain open for at least 16 hours each.  Four to five way branched scapes carry about 30 buds apiece, an impressive number for any daylily. 

‘Jersey Girl’ has excellent foliage that looks great all season long.  A beautiful, dependable daylily.

Dormant tetraploid.

Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).

Breeder: Stamile

Origin: Not Native to North America

Characteristics:



Height:
  28 Inches
Spread:
  18-24 Inches
Flower Color:
  Pink shades
Foliage Color:
  Green shades
Hardiness Zone:
3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Find Your Zone
Sun or Shade?:
  Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
  Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:
  Low water needs
  Average water needs
Want to see wings?:
  Attracts butterflies
  Attracts hummingbirds
Need critter resistant plants?:
  Rabbit resistant
How fast should it grow?:
  Medium
When should it bloom?:
  Midsummer
  Rebloomer
How's your soil?:
  Poor Soil
  Average Soil
  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?:
  Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)
  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
  Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
What's your garden style?:
  Cottage
  Eclectic

Attributes:

Border plants
Fragrant flowers or foliage
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Continuous bloom or rebloomer
Easy to grow

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Daylilies are some of the easiest perennials to grow and are a good choice for any gardener, from the beginner to the professional. These are tough, adaptable plants that will grow in any soil, from normal to slightly wet to dry. Older varieties are able to bloom if planted in partial shade, but most of the newer introductions need full sun for best performance. Likewise, older varieties tend to spread more rapidly than the newer hybrids.

All varieties can be divided every 3-4 years by digging up the entire clump and dividing it into smaller pieces with a minimum of 3 eyes each. This can be done in either spring or fall. Plants should be deadheaded for cosmetic purposes, but in most cases this will not extend the bloom time.


Companions:

Common/Botanical Name
Zones  
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Common Name: Coreopsis-Threadleaf
4,5,6,7,8,9
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Phlox paniculata 'David'
Common Name: Phlox-Tall Garden
4,5,6,7,8
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Leucanthemum superbum 'Banana Cream' PP23181 CPBR4203
Common Name: Shasta Daisy
5,6,7,8,9
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Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'
Common Name: Lavender
5,6,7,8,9
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Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'
Common Name: Geranium-Hardy
4,5,6,7,8
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History:

Daylilies were eaten as food in China and Japan.

While every effort has been made to describe this plant accurately, please keep in mind that the height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates throughout the country. The description of this plant was written based on our experience growing it in Michigan (USDA hardiness zone 5) and on numerous outside resources.