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Zone:  3

Height:  1.2-2m [4ft-6ft]

Spread:  Same, naturalizes 

Bloom:  Summer; light yellow, pleasantly scented

Foliage:  Long, arching, linear

Fruit:  Seed capsules

Light:  Full sun, at least a half-day

Water:  Average, drought tolerant

Soil:  Average, does best in rich

Garden Location:  Back of border; embankments; barrier

Hemerocallis citrina var. vespertina (Citron daylily)

  • Especially the flowers and buds are eaten in East Asian food.