Winner of multiple prestigious awards for its garden performance, striking coloration and dependable reblooming habit, Black Ambrosia is certain to become a garden go-to of gardeners and daylily lovers alike. This celebrated daylily is known for its deep purple, 4½" blooms with green throats, as well as its graceful recurved form. The first round of flowers appears in midseason, with a second round later in the summer. Quite drought tolerant and carefree, Black Ambrosia is perfect for adding bold color to borders and feature gardens.
Hardiness Zones 3-9
Mature Height 24 - 36 inches
Bloom Time Blooms midseason (early-mid summer) with the propensity to rebloom late summer and fall
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Grass-like, long linear and medium green in color. Semi-evergreen, dies back for a short period in early winter.
Mature Spread :
12 - 18 inches
18 - 24 inches
Planting Instructions :
Dig a hole large enough to accommodate roots without bending them.
Soil Moisture :
Any good well-drained garden soil.
Will Tolerate :
Pruning Instructions :
Prune to remove spent flower stalks. After flowering, prune to clean up look of plant.
Winter Care :
Mulch in northern climates the first winter to prevent heaving when winter weather freezes and thaws repeatedly.
Watering Requirements :
The daylily only needs regular watering for the first year. After that, it becomes very resilient. If planted in extremely warm zones, supplemental watering may be necessary.
Fertilization Requirements :
Fertilize only once per year at the beginning of spring. Once established, the plant may not need fertilization every year.
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climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
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