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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This summer blooming perennial has strap-like leaves and large orange flowers. Because it naturalizes easily, this daylily can be commonly seen in roadside ditches and marking the sites of old outhouses.

    Latin Name

    Hemerocallis fulva


    Family

    Asphodelaceae


    Also Known As

    Ditch Lily Tawny Daylily Outhouse Lily


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Seasons

    Summer

    Uses

  • Naturalize

  • Tollerances

  • Air Pollution
  • Clay Soil
  • Drought
  • Dry Soil
  • Erosion
  • Rabbit

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    History

    Lady Jean Skipwith planted tiger lilies in her Virginia garden in 1793.


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