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Hemerocallis ‘Albany’

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced

Introduced by
Hampshire Group

Reason for Inclusion
Historical interest. Rescued from the late Jane Sterndale-Bennett’s garden, White Windows. Bred from seed sent from her mother in Albany, Australia.

Jane Sterndale-Bennett (1942-2005), former HPS Chairman.

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous clump-forming perennial.

Height x Spread
50cm x 50cm

Large (10cm) rusty-red flowers with yellow throat and midrib stripe. Fragrant.

Mid-green strap-like leaves.

Flowering Time
July - Aug

Soil type
Any soil.

Full sun

Pests and diseases
Slugs and snails. Hemerocallis Gall Midge may affect developing flower buds. Infected buds should be removed and burnt.

Tolerant of a wide range of conditions, but may need watering in a dry spring to ensure good flowering.

Division of established clumps in spring.

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