Transplanting Daylily - Knowledgebase Question

Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Question by BlueStars0
June 9, 2000
I have some beautiful daylilies in my backyard, but I would like to transplant them to a place where they can be more enjoyed for their beauty. How would I go about this process?

Answer from NGA
June 9, 2000
Water them well the day before. Have your new planting holes dug and prepared so that the roots are exposed for as little time as possible. I suggest you mix a phosphorous source such as bone meal into the bottom of the planting hole to promote bloom. Cut back foliage by about 1/3 to facilitate digging, if necessary. Dig them with as large a rootball as possible and keep the soil intact. Replant immediately, mulch and water well. Keep soil consistently moist until well established in the new location. Enjoy those blooms!

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