Daylily (Hemerocallis)

The Daylily is probably one of the most rewarding and carefree of all flowering perennials. Their proper name is Hemerocallis. They are very hardy, can adapt to a wide variety of environments, and are rarely bothered by garden pests.

With minimal care daylilies will perform well most anywhere. They are drought tolerant once established. They are also deer and rabbit resistant.

Pretty much all of the Daylily plant is edible.  The Chinese have been dining on this plant for generations.  You can stir fry, boil, fry, steam or eat the tubers, leaves, buds or blossoms raw.

We grow Daylilies in our 1G Deluxe Perennials.

Grape Ripples Daylily

Grape Ripples has purple blooms and a yellow throat that sometimes has a green tint. Foliage is medium green. It a repeat bloomer and blooms mid-spring through the summer.

Plant in full sun to part sun 18-24″ apart. Grows 12-24″ tall and 12-24″ wide.

Little Business Daylily

Little Business has red blooms and is a repeat bloomer.  It is a dwarf variety with compact plants suitable for smaller gardens. Little Business is small enough to do well in containers and window boxes. It is semi-evergreen in areas with mild winters.

Plant in full sun to part sun 10-12″ apart. Grows 12-16″ tall.

Stella d’Oro Daylily

Stella d’Oro or Stella De Oro, has 2-3″ yellow, fragrant blooms and is a repeat bloomer. It is one of the most popular daylilies available. Stella has a compact habit. It blooms spring through fall.

Profession landscapers rely on Stellad’Oro for its hardiness and excellent performance in all types of soils and environments. It is used in mass plantings, borders, hedge-like rows or used individually or in clusters.

Plant in full sun to part sun 10-12″ apart. Grows 12-15″ tall.

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