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mid-august blooming

Summer is a wonderful time to collect new perennials for the garden landscape.  One of my favorites and perhaps most popular is Hemerocallis or other wise known as the daylily.  In my Ohio garden I have over a dozen different daylily varieties we enjoy each year.  In this post I share my Hemerocallis fulva ‘kwanso’ which is a double orange daylily.  Find video, images and a few fun facts below.

Double Orange ‘Kwanso’ In My  Garden Video

A splash or red with double bloom totally sets this variety apart from the ditch lily.  This is one of the first daylily varieties I brought to my home garden in the country over 15 years ago.   In the video below you will see upclose the gorgeous and cheerful bright bloom color.  The plant is a larger daylily as you can see in the content below.  You are invited to scroll down on this page to see more about this hemerocallis and others I grow.

This video is part of my Bren Haas Channel found on YouTube.  Links to each video are shared in detail on my website under the Bren Haas Video tag.

Double Orange Kwanso Daylily Fun Facts

Not only does this daylily like to fill a space it will light up your garden landscape with its rich orange color.  The bloom is orange similar to the ditch lily only it has double bloom with a deep red stripe center.  Find some of the fun facts I love about this plant in the list below:

  • attracts pollinators
  • deer resistant
  • hardy in zones 3-8
  • cold tolerant
  • erosion control
  • summer bloomer
  • naturalizing
  • ground cover
  • salt tolerant
  • attracts butterflies and humming birds

There are many more amazing attributes about this perennials but these are the ones I enjoy most.

Daylily Growing on My Website

Hemerocallis fulva 'kwanso' which is a double orange daylily. 

Next I want to share with you my varieties that have been documented on my website.  In the links below you will find additional information all of which share how easy it is to grow your own daylily garden.   Maybe you want to try growing a daylily in a container because you don’t have a big garden?  it is possible!

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To conclude this post about the double orange daylily growing in my garden I want to invite you to leave a comment below.  You can always find me on my website even though I can be found on popular social media platforms.  I absolutely excited to hear from my readers!

Happy Gardening,

Bren Haas

2 Responses

  1. I have some of those in my garden
    It’s my husband’s favorite

    1. Thank you for visiting my website Sherry! I love hearing about others and their gardens. Please share more as time allows. I have a similar daylily in my fence row where I also plant dahlias. Behind the daylily is a dark purple hollyhock. There are photos of this combo on my blog website at: https://brenhaas.com/blacknight-hollyhock/

      spider daylily with hollyhock

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