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Tarantula is a variety of Daylily which is a member of the Hemerocallis family. Its botanical name is Hemerocallis 'Tarantula'. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Tarantula is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (that's 3.25 feet in imperial).

Tarantula Daylily is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tarantula have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tarantula

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Tarantula is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Tarantula are Zone 3 and Zone 9. Tarantula needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil - neutral soil).

Growing Tarantula from seed

Look to ensure a distance 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between Tarantula seeds when sowing to make sure your seedlings have enough space.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tarantula about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tarantula

Tarantula is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Tarantula