Mark A. Miller
There are approximately 18 species of daylily, the common name given to most plants in this genus. This liliaceous group of herbaceous perennials is greatly loved by gardeners, breeders and growers alike, which explains why there are approximately 60,000 registered cultivated varieties in existence. Hemerocallis can be evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous and most species originate from the temperate regions of China, Japan and Korea.
The plants are clump-forming and some spread...
(Abiding Goddess Daylily, Daylily)
An extra-early flowering selection, the Abiding Goddess daylily also manages to rebloom later in the midsummer. The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and floral beauty. The hybrid diploid ‘Abiding Goddess' produces 6-inch-wide (15 cm) flowers atop a branching naked stem called a scape. The petal-like tepals are pale yellow but widely blushed with pink-lavender, and have tiny-ruffles on their edges. The flower throats are a lighter shade. The scapes rise from...
(Adorable Tiger Daylily, Daylily)
Every very early summer, the Adorable Tiger daylily captures you as prey because of its alluring red and gold flowers that happen to be scented. The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and floral beauty. The hybrid tetraploid ‘Adorable Tiger' produces 5-inch-wide (12 cm) flowers atop a branching naked stem called a scape. The petal-like tepals are golden yellow and are ruffled at their edges. The three central tepals are edged in red (or dark orange-red) and...
(All American Star Daylily, Daylily)
Pretty from a distance, a close inspection of the All American Star daylily's flower reveals great intricacy in color and design. This hybrid cultivar blooms in mid- to late spring, and reblooms again in mid- to late summer. The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and floral beauty. The diploid ‘All American Star' produces grapefruit-size flowers atop a branching naked stem called a scape. Each petal-like tepal has a yellow base that blushes burgundy and then...
(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...
Mark A. Miller
(Allegiance Daylily, Daylily)
Hemerocallis ‘Allegiance’ is a medium-sized daylily which produces triangular, brick-red flowers with yellow-green throats, yellow to white midribs and wavy margins early in the summer season. It is a re-bloomer, has an extended blooming period and the foliage goes dormant in the winter.
The daylily is an herbaceous to semi-evergreen perennial that everyone knows and loves. In spring, neat clumps of bright green strap-like leaves appear. The flowers follow spring through fall, exact time...
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...
(Amadeus Daylily, Daylily)
Hemerocallis ‘Amadeus’ produces triangular to circular, medium-sized blooms which stay open for an extended time. The color is scarlet with a green-yellow throat and yellow to creamy 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, semi-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...
(Amulet Daylily, Daylily)
Subtle in its beauty, but boldly colored, the Amulet daylily yields orange-red flowers in very early summer. The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and floral beauty. The hybrid diploid ‘Amulet' produces its flowers atop a branching naked stem called a scape. The petal-like tepals are deep orange-red and are lighter orange on the edges and in the midribs. The scapes rise from clumps of strappy green leaves that die back over the winter. Each blossom in the...