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 Daylilies have been in cultivation for over 2,500 years and are the most popular perennial plants in the world.   view my shopping cart

Daylily Plants


Easy to grow - Dayllily plantsDaylily plants have often been referred to as the lazy gardeners flower because very few plants put on such a coloful show with little to no effort. There are over 40,000 cultivars in existence with countless new varieties coming onto the market each year. Flowers come in almost every color imaginable with the exception of blue and have wide range of flowering times. The daylily has long been favored for their durability and ease of care and we honestly believe that anyone can grow these lovely perennials.

Daylily Care:

As we have stated this tough perennial is very easy to grow and will adapt to almost any garden situation, however to get the best results there are some things to keep in mind:

  • Full sun will produce the maximum amount of flowers
  • Red  & Purple varieties will hold color longer if protected from hot afternoon sun
  • Soil should be rich, loose and well drained
  • Good drainage is the only critical soil requirement
  • Cut plants back in late Fall and top dress with compost
  • Feed in early Spring with a top dressing of Manure followed by two more applications of bone and blood meals. Tip - just before the buds begin to open irrigate deeply with a compost tea or Fish Emulsion, the extra boost of Nitrogen will improve flower size and bloom color.
  • Water deeply during hot dry spells
  • Divide clumps every 2 - 3 years to keep plants healthy
  • Hardy in zones 3 - 9

Daylily terms to know:

Hemerocallis - the botanical name for daylily plants

Diploid & Tetraploid:  These are scientific names given to plants based on their chromosome make up and is not of interest to most gardeners... here is what you need to know about the two terms:

Tetraploid:
Flowers tend to be larger
Colors tend to be brighter or more intense
Scapes are stronger
Heavier growth
Breeding possibilities are greater

Diploid:
Pinks are still  mostly Diploids
Double and Spider type blooms are usually Diploids
Diploids are easier to cross
There are a wider selection of Diploids

    >  Click here for a graphic of  Daylily bloom terms


For great detailed information on Daylily plants visit the American Hemerocallis Society website.

 

 

All orders ship for a flat rate of $10.75

Our Hemerocallis varieties:
click to hear (hem-er-o-kal-is)

Yellows
Yellows

Pinks
Pinks

purples
Purples

whites
Whites

Oranges
Oranges

Reds
Reds

Reblooming Daylilies
Reblooming Daylilies

 

 


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