Botanical Name: Hemerocallis 'Chartwell'
Common Name: Chartwell Daylily  
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Water Saving Tip:

Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons of water a year.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Ground cover, Perennial


Height Range



Flower Color



Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall


Leaf Color



Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low, Low, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Moist, Dry


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Formal, Japanese, Meadow, Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical, Water Garden, Wild Garden, Woodland


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Shrub Border, Foundation, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, Roadside, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant, Naturalizing, Medicinal


Attracts Wildlife

Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Wildlife

Information by: John Schoustra Greenwood Garden
Photographer: Greenwood Garden
  • Description

  • Notes

*BLOOM DIA. 6" HT. 32"-36" *BLOOM DESC: Bold, gorgeous dark grape plum blooms. *BLOOM CYCLE: Starts early to mid season. Rests awhile after first cycle, then sends up second, third and sometimes fourth set of blooms. *FOLIAGE HT. 22"-26" *FOLIAGE HABIT: Evergreen. May need mulching in the colder Northern and Midwestern climates. *COMMENTS: Glossy foliage. Can be planted in filtered light. Fragrant.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.