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Barbara Mitchell Daylily

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  • Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 18 - 24 Inches
  • Mature Spread 18 - 24 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 9

Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell', commonly called Barbara Mitchell Daylily, looks elegant and is one of the easiest perennials to grow. Shimmering peach-colored flowers with chartreuse throats bloom all summer. The large 6-inch flowers are fragrant and elegantly ruffled. It has grass-like strappy green leaves that make an excellent groundcover. Not surprisingly, it was a winner of the most prestigious award from the American Hemerocallis Society.

This perennial has arching grassy foliage that will reach 18 – 24 inches tall and 20 – 24 inches wide. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This daylily is tolerant of practically all conditions, including urban pollution, slopes, extreme temperatures, drought, poor soil, salt, and black walnut trees. They grow quickly and are resistant to pests. Its refreshing peach blooms look fabulous in mass plantings or edging a sunny perennial border. Try Barbara Mitchell in containers for an elegant display on your front porch or patio. 

Barbara Mitchell Daylily Care

This perennial grows well in full sun to part shade. It is highly adaptable to different soil types, including clay and sand, and adaptable to both dry and moist locations. It is not picky about soil pH or fertility. For best flowering, water Barbara Mitchell regularly during the growing season. Mulch new plants with high quality compost around the root zone to conserve moisture and improve the soil quality.

You can divide daylilies any time of year, as long as the ground isn’t frozen. Remove any dead foliage in early spring before new growth emerges.

Barbara Mitchell Daylily Spacing

When grown in groups, space individual plants approximately 18 inches apart and stagger the planting rows.If growing in a container, select a pot with good drainage and a diameter of at least 16 inches. Size up the container every year and replace the potting soil.

Barbara Mitchell Daylily Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 18 - 24 Inches
Mature Spread: 20 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 20 - 24 Inches
Habit: Clumping
Flower Color(s): Pink, Yellow
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance
Common Name: Barbara Mitchell Daylily
Other Name(s):

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The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.