S & J Nursery’s Guide to Growing
Daylily Holy Spirit
For Northeast Florida Landscapes
( Hemerocallis ‘Holy Spirit’)
( This page is for informational purposes only. We are currently out of stock and unable to find stock plants to grow this selection, it has disappeared from the market and if I find it again, I will add it back into the collection, if you are in search of a light or white Daylily selection try Joan Senior it is equally impressive )
Daylily Holy Spirit Preferred Exposure:
– Daylily Holy Spirit will tolerate full sun and morning shade with afternoon sun locations in the North Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine landscape.
Daylily Holy Spirit Foliage:
– Evergreen perennial has grassy foliage adds great texture to the landscape.
Daylily Holy Spirit Soil Preference / Salt tolerance:
– Daylily Holy Spirit 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 Holy Spirit Size Variance:
– The foliage on the Holy Spirit Daylily will reach 20 inches high and wide
with the flower stalks rising to just above the foliage.
Daylily Holy Spirit Growth Habit:
– Clumping, grass like perennial forms an attractive mound of foliage.
Daylily Holy Spirit Growth Rate:
– Fast growing Daylily cultivar.
Daylily Holy Spirit Bloom:
– Daylily Holy Spirit is one of my favorite daylily selections. It has huge 6
inch creamy white (or very pale creamy yellow ) blooms that are at home in any garden setting.
– Early season
– Repeat bloomer
Daylily Holy Spirit Water Requirements:
– Drought tolerant once established in the landscape, regular water is necessary to get the Daylily Holy Spirit rooted and growing on its own after being planted in the ground from a nursery container.
Butterfly or Bird Attracting:
– Holy Spirit blooms will attract hummingbirds and butterfly’s to your
garden to feed on the nectar produced by the flowers.
Best Uses For Daylily Holy Spirit:
– I love to see Daylilies in masses of 7 or more plants, they are unbelievably
beautiful when in bloom and the evergreen grass like foliage is a great garden filler and an attractive landscape plant when they are not blooming.
– Try Holy Spirit daylilies 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.
Care of Daylily Holy Spirit 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.