Bought a potted daylily at Lowe’s/Home Depot that was labeled as white, but it turned out to be this gorgeous red velvet. Still wish it had been the white one. It’s planted near the crepe myrtle by the driveway.
Visited with Tom Talley of the daylily society at the Benton Farmers Market on 6-1-2014. Described this to him and he felt pretty sure it was probably Red Volunteer. Researched it online and I think he’s probably right, but since it was mislabeled, I can’t really know for sure.
This planting is in the Front Foundation Border East garden .
Purchased from Home Depot (National Retailer - USA)
Latest Milestone Budding
Ensure a seed sowing distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm).
Daylily 'Red Volunteer' can grow to a height of approximately 3.25 feet (that's 1.00 metres in metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light - try to position in a full sun location instead.
Try to apply water fairly sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8a) is within the ideal range for Daylily 'Red Volunteer'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 9.
A soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 is ideal for Daylily 'Red Volunteer' as it does best in acidic to neutral soil so test your soil acidity often.
More information about Daylily 'Red Volunteer' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Daylily 'Red Volunteer' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
Daylily 'Red Volunteer' / 'Midnight Magic' hybrid Seeds
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Looks like this has new growth coming up.
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Lots of nice buds
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There are green leaves on this even after a freeze a couple of weeks ago.
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This finished out a few weeks ago but is putting out new blooms now.
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Cross-pollinated this with a Midnight Magic flower.
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Full of buds.
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Healthy new leaves. Aphids.
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Got a small number of reblooms the past couple of weeks.
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Great leaves. No buds yet.
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Lots of new growth. No flower stalks yet. Having an aphid attack, as they do every spring.
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Leaves are about 6" tall.
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This beautiful lady looks like she’s done for this year.
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