Hemerocallis – Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Lake of Fire’
A stunning new color pattern for Proven Winners! The enormous 7” flower is apricot orange with an incredibly wide, orange red eye. Along the ruffled edge is a matching orange red picotee edge with a razor thin golden yellow margin. ‘Lake of Fire’ will set your garden ablaze in midsummer.
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Daylilies are tough, adaptable perennials that will grow in almost any soil from dry to moist and sand to clay. Though they will survive in part shade, plant them in full sun for optimum flowering performance.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point
Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil, Poor Soil
Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Alkaline Soil, Neutral Soil
pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 1 - 1.3
Fertilization 100 - 150
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 55 - 60° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early to Late Summer Finish. Standard ppp.
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinching and growth regulators are not necessary. Cool growing temperatures and high light should produce nicely toned plants.
Pest and Disease Management
Standard pest and disease practices as listed in the notes. Watch for aphids, spider mites and thrips, treat accordingly. Watch for crown rot and leaf streak.
-Daylilies are best finished cool to tone plants and increase quality.
-2 gallon daylilies should be bulked one year for sales the next season.
-Going Bananas is more susceptible to cold temperatures when over-wintering bulked plants. Keep temperatures above freezing when over-wintering in containers.
-Do not bury the crown of daylilies with more than 1 inch of growing mix.
-High light levels bring on flowering more so than day length.
-Flowers best under long days with high light intensities.