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Daylily 'Bela Lugosi'     


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Belonging to the Hemerocallis genus (Hemerocallis 'Bela Lugosi'), Bela Lugosi is a variety of Daylily. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Pansy purple and   Tyrian purple and   Stil de grain yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   Apple green colour.

Height 33", bloom 6", midseason, semi-evergreen, tetraploid.
Deep purple self with green throat.


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. Bela Lugosi is known for growing with a clump-forming habit to a height of approximately 91.44 cm (that's 2.97 feet in imperial).

United States is believed to be where Bela Lugosi originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Bela Lugosi Daylily is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Bela Lugosi

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Hemerocallis should be divided to renew vigor ideally in December or January.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Bela Lugosi is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will typically do well in a variety of different extremes of cold temperature. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Bela Lugosi are Zone 4 and Zone 10. A soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 is ideal for Bela Lugosi as it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Bela Lugosi from seed

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

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

Transplanting Bela Lugosi

As Bela Lugosi is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Bela Lugosi

Daylily Bela Lugosi Etymology

Bela Lugosi was a Hungarian-American actor, born 1882, died 1956, famous for playing the role of Dracula in the classic 1931 film.

Latest Daylily 'Bela Lugosi' Reviews

  • This is one of my best performing daylilies. It is a larger variety with stunning blooms around 6 inches or so in diameter. In partial shade, the throats stay a bit greener longer through the day.

    5 stars

    Sutton about growing Daylily 'Bela Lugosi'

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