Plant Care Orange Day-Lily

Orange Day-Lily

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Orange Day-Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Orange Day-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


Hemerocallis fulva

How to care for Orange Day-Lily


How often to water your Orange Day-Lily

Water needs for Orange Day-Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Orange Day-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 Orange Day-Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Day-Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Orange Day-Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Orange Day-Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Orange Day-Lily

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Orange Day-Lily

Orange Day-Lily

Orange Day-Lily

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 Day-Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Orange Day-Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Amberblueeyes avatar
leaf-1 94 Plants
xp 4,829 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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