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botanical name:
Hemerocallis 'Meadow Sprite'
Hemerocallis 'Meadow Sprite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Day Lily
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.35m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Strong growing, compact perennial making neat clumps of evergreen leaves. Deep lilac-purple flowers with a darker purple ring around the yellow and green throats, about 9cm across. Flowers are nocturnal, opening late afternoon and are freely produced from early to midsummer.

Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Reasonably drought tolerant.

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