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South Seas Daylily

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  • Full Shade (Less Than 2 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 28 - 32 Inches
  • Mature Spread 28 - 32 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 8

Hemerocallis 'South Seas', a fabulous Daylily cultivar, will bring a touch of tropical to your garden. South Seas features coral-colored flowers with golden, red, and pink highlights. The flowers are fragrant, highly ruffled, and larger than most daylilies. This daylily has twice as many chromosomes (tetraploid) than the species, accounting for the bigger flower size and sturdy stems. It has grass-like strappy green leaves that are attractive even when the plant is not in bloom. 

This perennial forms a dense clump of arching grassy foliage that will reach 32 inches tall and 24 inches wide. This daylily starts blooming in July and will rebloom later in the summer. It is an herbaceous perennial and will go dormant in the winter. Daylilies tolerate harsh conditions, including urban pollution, slopes, extreme temperatures, drought, poor soil, salt, and black walnut trees. Add groups of South Seas to a tropical-themed garden, or use it to edge a sunny perennial border or garden path. This daylily also makes a refreshing display in containers on your front porch or patio. 

South Seas Daylily Care

This perennial grows well in full sun to part shade. It adapts easily to different soil types, including clay and sand, and tolerates hot dry sites. It is not particular about soil pH or fertility levels. Water South Seas regularly during the growing season to establish a strong root system and promote flowering. Apply a thick layer of organic compost around the root zone to conserve moisture and improve the soil quality.

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

South Seas Daylily Spacing

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

South Seas Daylily Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Shade (Less Than 2 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 28 - 32 Inches
Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Orange
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Rabbit
Tolerates: Salt
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
Brand: Plants That Work
Common Name: South Seas Daylily
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name: HEMEROCALLIS `SOUTH SEAS`

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

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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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

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

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

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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.