Lilainik Stella De Oro - features of cultivation
A true yellow fountain looks like a daylilyStella De Oro in the garden. A scattering of small bright colors among dark green foliage can become a real decoration and delight with its decorative appearance for almost the entire summer season.
This variety is a short andminiature plant, is a decorative, very compact shrub. Its height can reach 35 centimeters, and the size of the lily flowers in diameter is about 5 centimeters. For their surprisingly bright coloring the plant acquired another name - Liljnik yellow.
Leaves oblong, emerald green. There are both straight and slightly curved. To gardeners, the daylily Stella De Oro fell in love because of the abundant flowering, which occurs several times and can rejoice, from late spring to autumn itself. At the same time, each flower keeps on the stem for no more than 16 hours, and another appears instead of it, and this happens throughout the summer.
Peculiarities of growing
The plant is unpretentious in care and cangrow on almost any soil. When choosing a landing site, it is necessary to take into account that the daylily loves sunlight - it is from its quantity that abundant flowering will depend. If you plant a shrub on a shaded area, it stops, and the leaves begin to stretch.
Due to the fact that the daylilies grow quite quickly, you can decorate any site in a short time. A very long period of bush can live in one place.
The plant very well tolerates wintering, excellentitself feels almost in any climatic zones. Shelter Stella De Oro is very fond of moisture, although she can quite well carry the dried up soil.
Planting daylilies in my garden
The main way of reproduction of the flower isdivision of the bush into several parts. The best time for transplantation is autumn, because before the first frosts the plant manages to take root well and in the spring can please with its magnificent flowering. If you perform a transplant in the early spring, then flowering can only wait for the next year.
A feature of daylilies is thatdug up rhizomes can be without land for a long time and well preserved in a dark, cool room. Before planting the Stella De Oro daylily in the ground to a permanent place of growth, it is necessary to slightly cut roots and large leaves. After this, wait a few hours for them to be slightly dried.
The pit needs to dig a little more than the sizerhizomes. This is done so that in the middle you can pour a mound, put a plant on it and sprinkle it neatly on the ground. It is necessary to cover all parts of the root, but not to fall asleep completely. To prevent the occurrence of diseases, the ground around the flower should be periodically mulched and well watered. Despite the fact that the plant does not require fertile soil, at least once every 2 years it is recommended to make a small fertilizing with mineral fertilizers.
Application in landscape design
Since the Stela de Oro Daylily, the descriptionwhich is given above, is a decorative dwarf shrub, it is often used to decorate a private garden as a curb or framing garden beds. You can also use it to create floral compositions. Due to the fact that the plant likes moisture, it is preferable to plant it near any water bodies, and also as separations between other flower plantations.
The daylilies have a rather sweet flavor thatvery attracted to honey bees. Therefore, it is not recommended to plant flowers near the recreation area. The range of application of this amazing plant is quite wide.