Plant Care Orange Daylily

Orange Daylily

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Orange Daylily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Orange Daylily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About Orange Daylily

Orange Daylily is a popular houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and easy to bloom with a whopping 228 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Orange Daylily likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Orange Daylily belongs to the Hemerocallis genus, and is native to China or Japan.


Hemerocallis fulva

Also known as

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

How to care for Orange Daylily


How often to water your Orange Daylily

Water needs for Orange Daylily
0.5 cups
every 9

Orange Daylily 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 Orange Daylily

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Orange Daylily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Orange Daylily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Orange Daylily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Orange Daylily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Orange Daylily: 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 Orange Daylily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Orange Daylily

Orange Daylily

Orange Daylily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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

Orange Daylily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Orange Daylily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
@Amberblueeyes avatar
leaf-1 94 Plants
xp 5,164 XP
globe Grand Haven, MI

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
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 156 XP
globe Manitowaning, Ontario

Great for cold weather

Survivor Survivor

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