Plant Care Ditch Lily
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Ditch Lily

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Ditch Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Ditch Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Orange daylily, Orange daylily, Orange day-lily, Tawny daylily, Tiger daylily, Fulvous daylily, Ditch lily, Railroad daylily, Roadside daylily, Outhouse lily and Wash-house lily

Taxonomy

Hemerocallis fulva
Hemerocallis
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Ditch Lily

Water

How often to water your Ditch Lily

Water needs for Ditch Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Ditch Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Ditch Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Orange daylily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ditch Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ditch Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Ditch Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Ditch Lily in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ditch Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ditch Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ditch Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Ditch Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
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Soil
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Ditch Lily

Ditch Lily

Ditch Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Ditch Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Ditch Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Amberblueeyes avatar
@Amberblueeyes
leaf-1 61 Plants
xp 822 XP
globe Grand Haven, Michigan
08/11/2021

I planted a weird root/tuber in a pot and this grew. Very easy to care for.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Hayley avatar
@Hayley
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 156 XP
globe Manitowaning, Ontario
06/02/2021

Great for cold weather

Survivor Survivor

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