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Hemerocallis 'Fire King'

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Walters Gardens

Common Name




Hemerocallis 'Fire King'

About This Plant

  • 5.5", brilliant orange, heavily ruffled, recurved petals display a slightly darker red-orange halo
  • Golden yellow-orange throat and matching stamens
  • Flowers are held atop strong, straight, well-branched scapes
  • Lots of buds ensure many weeks of blooms
  • Blooms in midsummer
  • Nocturnal--tomorrow's blossoms open during the prior evening
  • Extended bloom--flowers last at least 16 hours each
  • A dramatic improvement over older orange daylilies, this large flowered selection sets the garden ablaze in color


Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly


  • Width: 24 inches
  • Height: 30 inches
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer
  • Zone: 3
  • Light Conditions: full sun to part shade

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