Hemerocallis 'El Desperado'
4.25" Butter-yellow blooms have a raspberry eye and a green throat. Heat and humidity tolerant. Award winner. Tetraploid. Late season.
Plants prefer full sun to light shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soils, but they will tolerate both drier and wetter soils. Tolerant of coastal conditions and clay soil.
Individual blooms last for a single day, but lots of buds keep them blooming for an extended period.
Characteristics & Attributes
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Cut back after blooming to within 3"-6" of the ground for better foliage and to encourage reblooming. Divide every three to four years to maintain vigor.