Plant Care Tiger Daylily
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Tiger Daylily

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Tiger Daylily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Tiger Daylily 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 Tiger Daylily

Water

How often to water your Tiger Daylily

Water needs for Tiger Daylily
0.5 cups
every 9

Tiger 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 Tiger Daylily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Orange daylily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tiger Daylily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tiger 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.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tiger Daylily

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

Care Summary for Tiger Daylily

Tiger Daylily

Tiger Daylily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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

Tiger Daylily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Tiger Daylily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Amberblueeyes avatar
@Amberblueeyes
leaf-1 60 Plants
xp 810 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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