Trimming daylilies

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Trimming daylilies

Post by rhinz » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:26 pm

Is it best to trim day lily leaves before winter? Live in Harrisonburg, VA

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Re: Trimming daylilies

Post by lorijones » Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:21 am

You can certainly do it now if you like but if you wait until February or early spring the foliage will just rake away and it will be much easier and quicker to clean it up at that time. The foliage that has died back can also provide protection to the crown over the winter but this isn't as important for daylilies if you want to clean up the garden now.

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