Flowers and flower buds - raw or cooked. Relatively small for a day lily, but the flowers are crisp with a pleasant sweetness and no aftertaste - they make a delicious addition to salads[K]. The flowers can also be dried and used as a thickener in soups etc. The flower buds contain about 43mg vitamin C per 100g, 983 IU vitamin A and 3.1% protein.Root - raw or cooked[K]. We have found them to be tender but fairly bland with a slight sweetness[K]. The roots are slightly fleshy, with a swollen, tuberous part near the tip. The swollen roots are quite small and are only really worthwhile using if the plant is being dug up for divisions or some other reason[K].
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Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. This species is closely related to H. micrantha and H. plicata. Individual flowers are short-lived but the plant produces a succession of blooms. Each scape carries between 75 and 100 blooms. Plants take a year or two to become established after being moved. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits.The plants are very susceptible to slug and snail damage, the young growth in spring is especially at risk.
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