Hemerocallis ‘Here Lies Butch’, Daylily, zones 3-9

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From one of North America's most respected hybridizers, the late Linda Agin, one of her most amazing daylilies, 'Here Lies Butch'.

This magnificent daylily has thick, creamy white petals with purple and lime trim, a matching purple eye and a lime green throat. The compact plants produce dozens of big, 5" flowers on 22" stems.  Fragrant. Midseason. Tetraploid. Bud count 16-20. Flowers are edible. Semi evergreen. Ideal for mass planting or edging. Spent flower stems can be trimmed back after flowers are finished. Remove old foliage in late fall if desired.


Sun Exposure:  full sun to part shade

Soil type: all

Soil PH: all

Soil Moisture:  dry average moist (does not like soggy soils)

Care level: easy

Flower color:  purple white

Bloom time: mid to late summer

Foliage Color: deep green

Uses and Characteristics: accent: good texture/form, border, specimen, massed, ground cover, fragrant, cut flower, drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant, attracts bees and butterflies and birds, drought tolerant, edible flowers, prairie and meadow garden

Flower head size: large

Height:  45-60 cm (18-23 inches)  Width: 45-55 cm (18-21 inches)

Growth Rate: medium


Propagation:  Divide every 3 to 5 years in the spring to keep blooming well.