Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' Asphodelaceae

Growth habit



Long-lived polycarpic perennial

Biocultural value

Buds and opened flowers are used in salads and as garnishes. They are also tasty stuffed, battered and fried.


Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Klehm's Song Sparrow Perennial Farm, Well-Sweep Herb Farm


Flowers canary yellow, petals and sepals curl back slightly producing a bell-like appearance; petals areslightly ruffled. Throat deep yellow-orange. Blooms over a long period of time. Awards: Donn FischerMemorial Cup, 1979; H.M. 1979, American Hemerocallis Society. Plants 22" tall, and start blooming early in the season (DS 111). One of the earliest daylilies to bloom. Each 2 1/2" flower is displayed above a uniform 2' mound of foliage. Excellent habit makes it a valuable landscape plant. It reblooms freely in thesummer and early fall, thus achieving the longest period of bloom of any Hemerocallis to date. Recentlyawarded the Stout Medal by the American Hemerocallis Society (DS 112).

USDA Hardiness Zone


Special characteristics

growth habit, flowering season, food