The daylily doesn't really require any special care that you wouldn't already be using with other perennials.
- Daylilies love their feet wet, but don't like sitting in standing water.
Mulching, although not essential, generally contributes to better soil conditions after it has broken down and been tilled iin. Mulch also helps to retain moisture, leaving a smaller environmental foot print, not to mention savings in watering costs.
Many daylily enthusiasts and gardeners love to WOW their visitors by keeping an impecable garden environment. Here are some tips about keeping your daylilies looking pristine without hurting the plant.
- Weed Control
A gardener's full time job! Some effective weed controls are the use of large mulch nuggets applied to the top of the soil, or nursery cloth, but this author prefers Lumite a wooven plastic, in which you can burn holes through with a torch where you want to plant your daylilies.