(Double Red Sun-rose, Double Red Sunrose, Sunrose)
The fiery double red flowers of 'Double Red' shine in the hot summer sun. This tough and beautiful shrubby perennial can stand up to considerable heat and drought. It has a low, spreading habit and fine stems lined with small, fuzzy, gray-green leaves that resist water loss.
Rockrose blooms from late spring to midsummer. Its numerous, brightly colored, five-petaled flowers have a fluffy cluster of bright yellow stamens in the center of each. They are highly attractive to bees and followed by...
(Sunrose, Wisley Primrose Sun-rose, Wisley Primrose Sunrose)
Named for the Royal Horticultural Society's Wisley Gardens in Woking, England, this gorgeous compact rockrose is one of the best yellow-flowered cultivars available. 'Wisley Primrose' has soft primrose flowers that shine in the hot summer sun. This tough shrubby perennial can stand up to considerable heat and drought and has a low, spreading habit and fine stems lined with small, fuzzy, gray-green leaves that resist water loss.
Rockrose blooms from late spring to midsummer. Its numerous, brightly...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Common St. Johnswort, St. Johnswort)
Common St. Johnswort is an upright, branching, vigorously colonizing herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa, it is widely naturalized elsewhere. In late spring and summer it bears flat clusters of starry bright yellow flowers. The flowers mature to oval reddish-black seed pods. The opposite narrow green leaves are dotted with translucent glands. Several cultivars have been selected for their habit and for their content of the compound hypericin.
This perennial grows...
(Celebrity Elite Daylily, Daylily)
The daylily is by far one of the most popular sun-loving perennials available. It is most revered for its reliability, ease of growth and beauty. The midsummer blooming ‘Celebrity Elite’ offers large blooms that are rich red with green throats. They are day-blooming and arise from neat clumps of green strap-like leaves that go fully dormant in winter.
Daylilies are easy to grow if provided with full to partial sun, and average soil with good drainage. Their clumps spread over time and may...
(Allapatha Daylily, Daylily)
The daylily is a reliable perennial that everyone knows and loves. The flowers of the early summer-blooming ‘Allapatha’ are ivory with wavy purple edges, purple eyezones and yellow throats. They are triangular to circular in shape and open during the day. Later in the season they often re-bloom, especially if deadheaded. The flowers are borne from neat clumps of bright green strap-like leaves that are evergreen in southern zones.
Daylilies are easy to grow if provided full to partial sun and...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Always Afternoon Daylily, Daylily)
Beautiful dusty-rose blooms with purple eyezones and yellowish green throats grace Hemerocallis ‘Always Afternoon.’ Each triangular to circular flower has wavy edges and stays open for an extended time. Blooming typically occurs in early summer and reblooming may occur later in the season with good care. The plants form neat, spreading clumps of bright green, semi-evergreen, strap-like leaves. This is an ideal cultivar for more southerly gardens.
Daylilies are liliaceous herbaceous...
(Annie Golightly Daylily, Daylily)
Hemerocallis ‘Annie Golightly’ produces large, triangular blooms that stay open at night. The lily flowers are bright red with yellow-green throats and creamy-white mid-veins. The blooms first appear in early to midsummer and may re-bloom later in the season, though the first flush is the fullest. The medium green, evergreen, strap-like leaves of this cultivar form neat spreading clumps.
Daylilies are easy to grow if provided with full to partial sun and average soil. The clumps slowly...
Lynn Batdorf, The United States National Arboretum
(Apple Tart Daylily, Daylily)
The daylily is a reliable perennial that everyone knows and loves. The flowers of the early to midsummer-blooming ‘Apple Tart’ are clear red with light red midribs and yellow-green throats. They are nocturnal (night blooming) and triangular in shape. Nocturnal daylily blooms open late in the afternoon and are open though out the night. Later in the season they may re-bloom, especially if deadheaded. The flowers are borne from neat clumps of bright green strap-like leaves that require some cold for...
Roycroft Daylily Nursery
(Daylily, Ruffled Apricot Daylily)
In early to midsummer, the tetraploid ‘Ruffled Apricot’ offers big, fragrant, ruffled blooms of apricot with pink midribs and golden apricot throats. They are day-blooming and rise from robust clumps of green strap-like leaves that become dormant in winter. This cultivar was bred by Baker in 1972 and is a cross between ‘Northbrook Star’ and an unknown cultivar.
Daylilies are clump-forming and spread slowly via rhizomes. The flowers have six tepals (showy petal-like sepals) that vary widely in...