Plant Care Orange daylily

Orange daylily

Also known as

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


Hemerocallis fulva

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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Check the growing potential in your area

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: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Orange daylily may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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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.

Care Summary for Orange daylily

Orange daylily

Orange daylily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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