Daylily 'Stella de Oro' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}

Stella de Oro promises sunshine in your garden from early summer through to fall with her golden lightly fragrant 2 1/2 inch flowers. She's one of the best repeat bloomers, flowering in early summer, then repeating the cycle.

Semi-evergreen in warmer climates, Stella de Oro is the most popular of the daylilies for her ability to rebloom and her adaptability to a wide range of planting zones and conditions. Stella's fresh-green foliage forms dense clumps that function famously as a groundcover.

Stella will richly reward you if you place her in a soil with plenty of humus-rich matter. If you want a compact, hardy personality and clusters of miniature golden sunshines suspended above lush foliage, you'll love Stella de Oro.

Things to Note
This plant's position in the garden should be carefully considered, as its flower heads turn toward the sun.

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

Gardener Tips
Stella D'Oro looks absolutely breathtaking when paired with Ruby Stella, a crimson daylily. Together they have the affect of a sizzling, summer sunset.

Please read about bare root plants (especially the paragraph about bare root grasses) so you know what to expect.
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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05/02/2019 By Patrice Zevallos (VA)
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Stella de Oro' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}

05/02/2019 Everything went well with this order. The online chat was very helpful. The order arrived on time in good condition. As far as I can tell so far, the plants seem to be working out fine.

03/21/2019 Arrived well packed and in good shape. Got them into the ground within 2 days and seem to be doing well so far (one week after planting). The important thing, of course, is whether they thrive and it’s too soon to tell. But based on past experience... Read full review >
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02/12/2019 By Charles Varonen (MS)
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Stella de Oro' {25 Bare Root plants}

02/12/2019 I have always been pleased with whatever I have received from Classy Groundcovers,but these were exceptional.The dailies all had very strong root systems,and about two inches of growth.Could not have asked for anything better.
Landscapers favorite for a reason
10/01/2018 By Melinda Allen-Cullins
Product reviewed: Daylily 'Stella de Oro' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}

10/01/2018 5 years ago I got these from classy ground covers. They arrived in excellent condition and have really thrived. I'm dividing them now and frankly they are so thick and healthy I have them coming out of my ears! The bloom earlier than all my other... Read full review >

05/30/2018 All plants arrived healthy ,some soil was disturbed during shipment.
No unusual shipping concerns for this plant.
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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.

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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.
Deadheading spent flower heads is recommended to promote extended blooming.
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
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro'
Pronunciation: hem-er-oh-KAL-iss

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