Exotic Candy Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Exotic Candy'
Exotic Candy Daylily flowers
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Plant Height: 18 inches
Flower Height: 26 inches
Spacing: 16 inches
Hardiness Zone: 3a
Ruffled, very fragrant light pink flowers with dark rose eyes and bright yellow-green throats; re-blooming; great grassy texture and form; an elegant color addition to the garden or border
Exotic Candy Daylily features bold shell pink trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow throats and a rose ring at the ends of the stems in mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its grassy leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Exotic Candy Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a shapely form and gracefully arching foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Exotic Candy Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Exotic Candy Daylily will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity extending to 26 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 20 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 16 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.