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Daylily 'Little Business'  


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Little Business is part of the Hemerocallis genus and is a Daylily variety. Its scientific name is Hemerocallis 'Little Business'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Rose madder. The mature flowers are of a Single form.

Hybridized by Maxwell, 1971. Single, red self. Re-blooming, Semi-evergreen Tet.

Little business is a small flowered hemerocallis that blooms in early mid-season with repeat blooms.1

A perennial, Little Business is known for growing with a clump-forming habit to a height of approximately 45.72 cm (that's 1.49 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Little Business 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 Little Business have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Little Business

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Day lilies should be divided to maintain vigor when the clumps become overcrowded.

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Little Business is thought of as hardy, so Little Business will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Little Business tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Little Business from seed

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

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

Transplanting Little Business

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Little Business is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Little Business