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Plant Variety

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Ruby Stella Daylily (5 of 14)

Remove spent flower stalks to encourage continuous blooming
Plant in full sun to light shade
Prune back after first frost; divide and fertilize in spring
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established
Height: 12-18 inches Width: 18-24 inches
Hardy in zones 4-11:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 10: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 11: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in spring.

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris – Climbing Hydrangea
Vigorous, climbing deciduous vine with flat clusters white lacecap flowers in early summer
Plant in moist but-well drained soil with a sturdy structure to climb
Plant in full sun to partial shade
May take several years to reach blooming age; blooms occur on secondary woody growth
Prune only as needed to keep in bounds right after flowering
Height: 60 to 80 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or fall; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or fall; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or fall; mulch lightly in the fall; pull back mulch in early spring; protect from deer in prone areas.

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