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Big Time Happy Daylily

Hemerocallis 'Big Time Happy'

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Big Time Happy Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Time Happy') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Hemerocallis 'Big Time Happy' flowers

Hemerocallis 'Big Time Happy' flowers

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Plant Height:  12 inches

Flower Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  2b

Description:

Everblooming, soft lemon-yellow trumpets with green throat and ruffled edges; sturdy, strong, easy to care for, great grassy texture and form; good for the beginner gardener and the pro

Ornamental Features

Big Time Happy Daylily features bold lemon yellow trumpet-shaped flowers with green throats at the ends of the stems from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Big Time Happy Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a shapely form and gracefully arching foliage. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

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.

Big Time Happy Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Big Time Happy Daylily will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 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. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. 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.

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