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Hemerocallis 'Apple Court Damson'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2013

Introduced by
Isle of Wight Group

Reason for Inclusion
Historical interest. Introduced as a seedling from H. ‘Joan Senior’ as one parent, but never registered.

Verification
Obtained from Diana Grenfell, ex Apple Court Nursery, Hampshire.

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous clump-forming perennial.

Height x Spread
45cm x 45cm

Flowers
Stunning (10cm), deep damson coloured flowers with a lime throat.

Foliage
Mid-green strap-like leaves.

Flowering Time
June - July

Soil type
Any soil.

Aspect
Full sun

Pests and diseases
Slugs and snails. Hemerocallis Gall Midge - infected buds should be removed and burnt.

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

Propagation
Division of established clumps in spring.


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