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Sick Stellas

Posted by violet312s z7b NC (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 24, 06 at 19:10

All 3 of my Stellas look horrible. Blooms very low and now it looks like half the leaves are dead and the most of the remaining leaves are yellowing and/or have spots.

They are in a very good drainage area. They are 5 years old and haven't been divided. They didn't look great last year either.

Any suggestions?

GardenWeb keeps rejecting this link, but it does work.

Picture of Sick Stella:
http://home.mindspring.com/~svcross/SickStellas.jpg


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RE: Sick Stellas

That's an aweful big clump. I say they need divided. Do this on a cool cloudy day, use a sharp knife or pruning saw (they have large thick roots). Then water well, add a little fertilizer to the mix and next year you'll have beautiful flowering Daylilies.

Jen


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RE: Sick Stellas

Question - this is one of three clumps of Stellas. I really only still have room for three clumps. Do I divide and then just toss the other half?

Does not dividing them explain the poor performance and dying leaves?


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RE: Sick Stellas

You might want to post your question on the Daylily forum. You will probably get more numerous responses.

Lainey


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