Hemerocallis ‘Cherry Ripe’
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Originally introduced in 1959 by Mr L.W. Brumitt of Oxfordshire, it still holds its own against more recent introductions.
Description matches that in the registration index.
Brief description of plant
Herbaceous clump-forming perennial.
Height x Spread
50cm x 50cm
Cerise coloured petals with a central faint yellow stripe.
Mid-green strap-like leaves.
June - July
Pests and diseases
Slugs and snails. Hemerocallis Gall Midge - 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.