S & J Nursery’s Guide to
Daylily Butterscotch Ruffles
For Northeast Florida Landscapes
( Hemerocallis ‘Butterscotch Ruffles’ )
Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily Preferred Exposure:
– Hemerocallis Butterscotch Ruffles will prefer full sun to light shade in the North
Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area landscape. Afternoon sun with morning shade is usually preferable for Hemerocallis to morning sun and afternoon shade in the Jacksonville area garden.
Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily Foliage:
– Classified as a semi evergreen daylily cultivar, Butterscotch Ruffles daylily
should remain evergreen in the North Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area gardens and landscaped areas.
– Great Daylily rust resistant variety for Florida gardens!
Daylily Butterscotch Ruffles Soil Preference / Salt tolerance:
– Hemerocallis Butterscotch Ruffles will prefer dry, well drained soils with high organic matter content so remember to add some compost or manure to the planting hole when you first install your daylily and a handful or so of compost each year will keep daylily’s foliage and blooms looking great.
Daylily Butterscotch Ruffles Size Variance:
– The foliage on the Hemerocallis Butterscotch Ruffles will reach 18 – 24 inches high and wide with the flower stalks rising to just barely above the foliage.
Daylily Butterscotch Ruffles Growth Habit:
– Evergreen, clumping grass like perennial forms an attractive mound of foliage.
Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily Growth Rate:
– Fast growing Daylily cultivar, can be dug up and divided every few years to make more plants for your Jacksonville or St. Augustine Florida garden.
Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily Bloom:
– Daylily Butterscotch Ruffles is an early season repeat bloomer with ruffled soft peachy 3 inch flowers born in profusion just above the foliage. These daylilies are known for their abundance of
blooms! You wont be disappointed.
Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily Water Requirements:
– Drought tolerant once established in the landscape, regular water is necessary to
get the plant rooted and growing on its own after being planted in the ground from a nursery container.
Butterfly or Bird Attracting:
– Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily blooms will attract hummingbirds and butterfly’s to your garden to feed on the nectar produced by the flowers.
Best Uses For Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily’s:
– I love to see Daylilies in masses of 7 or more plants, they are unbelievably
beautiful when in bloom and a great garden filler when not. Got an empty spot in the border, there’s a daylily just perfect for that spot!
– Try Butterscotch Ruffles in a decorative pot on a porch or patio for a low
maintenance pop of color during the summer months near a patio or pool area where they can be enjoyed.
– Daylilies make excellent companion plants in the cottage garden adding texture and color to the gardens landscape and compliment surrounding perennials beautifully.
Care of Butterscotch Ruffles Daylily:
– Water every day during the establishment period after planting in the garden from a nursery container.
-They will need good water during the establishment period and supplemental irrigation during dry spells or particularly hot dry summers.
– Prune out old foliage each spring or as needed any time of the year.
– Fertilize each spring with a handful of garden compost or a mixture of Milorganite and a slow release poly coated plant food such as Osmocote or Stay Green general purpose plant food or 10-10-10.