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Golden Zebra Daylily

Hemerocallis 'Golden Zebra'

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Golden Zebra Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Golden Zebra') at Peck's Green Thumb Nursery

Golden Zebra Daylily foliage

Golden Zebra Daylily foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Golden Zebra Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Golden Zebra') at Peck's Green Thumb Nursery

Golden Zebra Daylily foliage

Golden Zebra Daylily foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  2


Rich, velvety golden trumpets with a darker gold throat emerge above striking butter yellow and green striped foliage that is as showy as the flowers; excellent for the front of borders where the foliage can be appreciated after the blooming is finished

Ornamental Features

Golden Zebra Daylily features bold gold trumpet-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems in mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive grassy leaves remain green in color with showy buttery yellow variegation throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Golden Zebra Daylily is an herbaceous perennial with a shapely form and gracefully arching foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Golden Zebra Daylily is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Golden Zebra Daylily will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 7 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Flowers  Foliage Color  Plant Form  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

This Plant Finder tool is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.