Daylily 'Hyperion' {Bare Root Plants, min 25}

Hemerocallis 'Hyperion'
Pronunciation: hem-er-oh-KAL-iss
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Saucer-sized 6 1/2 inch lemon yellow blooms gracefully perch atop vibrant peridot foliage that bends in elegant arches. Hyperion is a splendid daylily with a vigorous growth habit that quickly forms impressive, many-stemmed clumps after the second year.

With blossoms that first appear in late June, if you seek a swift-spreading, sweet-scented re-bloomer, this is the daylily for you. Of course you'll also love the fact that Hyperion will grow under walnut trees and along salted driveways, making her ideal for troublesome spots.

Planted around the base of a tree, Hyperion resembles a band of young girls dancing in yellow frocks around a May-pole.

Things to Note
This variety is dormant and remains without foliage for some period of time that is variable by growing region.

Interesting Facts
Hyperion has been around since 1925 and remains unsurpassed in its color class. Considering the hybrids created in the 1920s, this is one of the few that is still a great performer and has not yet disappeared from commerce.

Gardener Tips
We love placing Hyperion with both Caesar's Brother and White Swirl Iris Siberica for the classic color combination of deep purple, yellow and white. The plants intermingle perfectly and can be left to spread and fill a large space without much fuss.

Please read about bare root plants (especially the paragraph about bare root grasses) so you know what to expect.
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General information about Hemerocallis (Daylily):
If you love lilies, you will adore our selection of daylilies! Offering a look-alike blossom in such a range of colors and bloom times that you can actually achieve a full season of color from a single species of flower, our daylilies are among the hardiest and most prized. Essentially, we’ve done the work for you, isolating the best options from pale yellow to dark golden hues and from mauves to pinks.

Basal, blade-like foliage arches gracefully from the daylily creating a complete groundcover useful for erosion control on slopes, as specimen plants or background plantings. Of course our selections are also reliable favorites tolerating a wide variety of soil conditions. Varieties are listed below by color and include individual plant information such as bloom color, bloom characteristics, height, bloom time and winter habit in zone.

A garden of daylilies looks like a summer tea party with orange and yellow china cups suspended amidst a tablecloth of green foliage. Why are they so beloved? Simply put, few garden perennials are easier to grow than daylilies. They are tolerant of poor soil, salt, high heat, and drought, but do bloom better with regular watering. They’re also pest resistant. Daylilies form a dense groundcover, choking out weeds in the process. They attract butterflies and hummingbirds, and some are fragrant.

Otherwise undemanding, daylilies will do best with at least six hours of sunlight and reasonably fertile soil. They perform well in a wide range of well-drained soils; however, they will steal the show if you give them a deep, fertile loam. Impervious to just about anything nature throws at them, you will still observe climatic conditions, seasonal weather variations, and general plant health all play a factor in a plant's ability to re-bloom. They are used for borders and edging, cut flowers, massing over large areas, in clumps as color accents, as backgrounds, and in containers.

Mixing early and late season bloomers in the same bed creates wave upon wave of color month after month. Most people are familiar with the versatility and vivid fusion of color daylilies bring to gardens, but what you will find among our selections are the cream of the crop offering color and bloom-time variety in addition to reputations for excellent performance. You just can’t go wrong!

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Things to Note
Our daylilies are field grown single-fan divisions and have been in the ground at least two growing seasons, resulting in a large, hardy plant you will love. After you have placed your order, the daylilies are freshly dug, any long tops are cut back, and the plants are packed in peat moss. This ensures that the daylilies will quickly establish themselves in your garden while experiencing little transplant shock.

Keep in mind, most daylily plants shipped during summer will probably not bloom the same year. Daylilies delivered in early spring will have just begun to break dormancy, thus will tend to have smaller, tenderer top growth, and most will develop flower buds the first year.

Some people ask about daylily rust. We assure you we have never had daylily rust at our nursery.

Some of our daylilies are described as "semi-evergreen", meaning that they retain at least some of their green foliage well into winter (shedding leaves in cold climates but not where winters are mild).

Interesting Facts
Daylilies are edible. The young green leaves are edible raw or cooked. Older leaves become fibrous. Tubers are also edible raw or cooked with a savory, nutty flavor. Young tubers are best, though the central portion of older tubers is also good. Steam or boil the tubers as a potato substitute, or toss them raw onto a salad instead of croutons. The flowers can be eaten raw or cooked. The petals are thick and crunchy, making very pleasant eating raw, with a nice sweetness at the base because of the nectar. They taste somewhat like fresh peas. They can be fried for storage and used as a thickener in soups and stews, or used as a relish. Leaves and young shoots can be cooked and used as a substitute for asparagus or celery. Take small shoots, strip away the larger leaves, sauté in a little garlic and oil, add raw to salads, or simply steam and drench in butter for a nice, crunchy treat.
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I was amazed at the size maturity of the plants. As promised they arrived in time to plant before freeze up. Can’t wait to see them in bloom.
Look gorgeous!
08/26/2020 By Gabriela Davis (KY)
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Hyperion' {Bare Root Plants, min 25}

These arrived in three days, moist, well packed and looked healthy. I can’t wait to enjoy these large blossoms in the spring!
05/06/2020 By Nancy Cole (CT)
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Hyperion' {Bare Root Plants, min 25}

I am so happy to have the opportunity to say how pleased I was with all of my interactions with Classy groundcovers. I ordered 25 Hemetocallic hyperion. They arrived, well packaged. In very good shape and they went in the ground the next day. I was pleased... Read full review >

.....they will grow well. Plants look pretty good and I got them planted the day they were received so I am cautiously optimistic they will do well. Time will tell.....
high quality plants
06/06/2018 By Cynthia Kane
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Hyperion' {Bare Root Plants, min 25}

the daylilies i ordered arrived quickly and in great shape. The bareroot fans were healthy and large -- i planted them within 24 hours and all are doing fine. I will order again.
No unusual shipping concerns for this plant.
FREE SHIPPING - Classy Groundcovers offers free shipping, and your plants never spend more than three days in transit.

Precise delivery - another benefit from shopping with us is that you know how many days delivery will take and can control exactly when your order will be shipped.

Shipping information that applies to all plants:
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Daylilies will do best placed in a wide planting hole, preferably amended with bone meal, rotted manure and some balanced fertilizer. Spread out the roots and plant the crowns about 2 inches below the soil surface. Water well after planting, and do not let them dry out until established.

Applying a balanced fertilizer in the spring as plants emerge will promote the amount and duration of blooming. It is recommended that you remove old foliage in late winter for best spring results. Be aware that daylilies will not thrive in poorly draining soil and will rot under soggy conditions. Fertilizing your plants immediately after each bloom period will promote re-blooming. In Zones 3 and 4, mulch with 5-6 inches of well-draining mulch in winter. Remember to remove mulch away from the crowns in spring.
General information that applies to all plants:
- Ground preparation, fertilization, pH
- Planting instructions
- Explanation and description of bare roots
- How to plant bare root plants
- If you cannot plant bare roots right away

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