Increase your Daylily Plants and Watch Them Multiply
Daylilies or Hemerocallis stem from two Greek words that mean "day" and "beautiful." They are plants that require a lot of love and deserve your attention.
Most Daylilies come in titian or chrysalis colors, but the possible variations are also spectacular. There are some very affordable. Now, what can you do to multiply your growing children of the loam?
Well, the Daylilies do most of the work for you already. Some Daylilies can begin to grow small plants on the stems of old flowers. If you happen to see that happen, then an infant Daylily needs your help; cut it and plant it elsewhere.
Although Daylilies can multiply in the manner mentioned, it is not the only way you can multiply these beautiful plants. So why not cut them out and make more when they grow old and reproduce? It isn't as simple as that, but that is a rough summary of what you must do. The first step to taking care is observation. Look at the top of the stems belonging to the old flowers. Is there a formation of proliferation? If you have just found the little ones, and if they have roots extending from them, you should cut the stalks about two to three inches below the new plants. Next, you should remove about half of the foliage off of the new plants. Place those little nuggets of beauty into cups of water to allow the roots to grow just a tad bit more. Ensure to keep the water level even with the bottom of the plant. When they finally have healthy and matured roots, you can place them in pots filled with potting soil. Keep the soil moist and keep them in there for about a month before placing them into your garden.
One should divide lilies during the summer, well, late summer to be precise. That is so you can watch that wonderful titian or crystal arms extend themselves and bloom the following year. Grab your spade fork and get a forking. Dig around the clump, which means all around, and about 6 to 8 inches deep. Clench the root clump and lift it out of the soil, then separate every plant that makes up that clump you pulled.
Make sure to replant the individual plants with the same depth. Oh, and before one forgets, after planting the individual plants in different locations, go ahead and remove half the foliage of each one. The rest is as simple as pie. Just let the sunshine gloriously. However, sunlight is not all these babies need, as you will need to water them frequently, especially when you finish replanting them. So, if you are looking for lovely Daylilies, remember you can find affordable ones.