As the old saying goes, "The early bird gets the worm," and our Earlybird Cardinal™ daylily is no exception! This exciting variety blooms earlier than most other daylilies, then reblooms up to 4 times after! Watermelon red flowers accented by chartreuse throats, with piecrust edging. A wonderful daylily from the breeding efforts of renowned hybridizer Dr. Darrel Apps. 4" blooms on 20-22" stems. PP16515
Botanical Name: Hemerocallis Earlybird Cardinal™ ('Endless Heart' PP16515)
Common Name: Daylily
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Root System: Thick, fleshy
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 20 - 22"
Spread: 18 - 24"
Spacing: 18 - 24"
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Flowering Date: Early summer and reblooms a few times during summer.
Duration: Several weeks.
Cut Flowers: Yes
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: Fall
Unique Characterstics: This early-blooming red daylily is an exciting addition for the summer garden! Blooming earlier than most other daylilies, this delightful variety continues to charm through summer, as it can rebloom up to 4 times! Cheerful watermelon red blooms are perfectly highlighted by their bright chartreuse throats. Gorgeous pie crust edging adds to their beauty. Buds are produced in abundance on strong scapes. Plant en masse for a superb show of vibrant summer color. Adds dazzling color to fresh bouquets.
Flower Color: Watermelon red with a chartreuse throat.
Flower Form: 4", single, trumpet-shaped flowers have a pie crust ruffled edge and recurved petals that give it a rounded appearance.
Foliage Type: Evergreen, grass-like, long, linear, medium green foliage. Foliage should remain through winter.
Pruning: Remove spent flower stems to keep plants attractive. Remove old foliage in late fall to keep the area clean.
Pruning Time: After flowering.
Soil Requirement: Adaptable to many well-drained soil conditions.
Shipped: Bareroot division
Additional Information: Hybridizer: Apps-Blew, 2004.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
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