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Day Lilly Stella De Ore height

Just a quick question
A friend of mine brought some Day Lilly Stella De Ore in 2 litre pots in August. They have planted them out to the front of their boarder based on them being a dwarf variety growing no more that 30cms 
However, in my experience, I have seen them grow twice that height once matured.
Could anyone who grows this particular Day Lilly confirm what its average height is normally once its has matured 
Thank You 

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964
    Having grown a clump of this for many years , mine has never attained more than about 30cms !
    It is possible a greater dimension would be obtained in a rich and wet soil ; mine grows in a free-draining loam which  helps to minimise growth .
  • Hi Paul
    Thanks for the reply 
    In my experience, most Day lilies will grow in most average soil conditions as long as not too dry. However, good quality, fertile soil will increase size and height  
    I have seen this particular one grow at least 2 feet, although I don’t have this Day Lilly in my own garden 
    it will be interesting to see what others consider it’s eventual height based on it being a dwarf species 





  • floraliesfloralies Haute-Garonne SW FrancePosts: 1,797
    I also have this day lilly, It reaches about 30cm ideal for front of borders.
  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964
    edited November 2019
    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=d160

    Fairly informative page above ; conditions apply in the US as in the UK .
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,292
    They definitely grow bigger here. I'd say at least two feet - probably more. 

    It's a commonly sold one in local GCs, so many gardens round here have it.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • floraliesfloralies Haute-Garonne SW FrancePosts: 1,797
    I'm wondering if the taller day lilly is not a Stella d'ore. Might it be Hemerocallis Esculenta which grow much taller?
  • StevedaylillyStevedaylilly Posts: 1,087
    edited November 2019
    Fairygirl said:
    They definitely grow bigger here. I'd say at least two feet - probably more. 

    It's a commonly sold one in local GCs, so many gardens round here have it.  :)
    This my experience. I’ve only seen it grown in other garden as I do not have Stella de Ore in mine.
    it seems to have an average growth of 50cm in height, from what I have seen,  so still a dwarf compared to other Day Lilly’s.
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