Growing Conditions for Daylilies


The daylily (Hemerocallis) is a popular garden plant known for its orange, trumpet-shaped flowers. This perennial grows best in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 2 through 10. With proper care, your daylilies will thrive. Identification Daylilies are easy to grow, according to Floridata, as long as they are kept in well-drained soil that…

The Definition of Reblooming Daylilies


Daylilies (Hemerocallis) are herbaceous perennials belonging to the lily family (Liliaceae). Traditional daylilies bloomed only one day each year. Some newer cultivars are reblooming daylilies, meaning they have extended or more than one blooming cycle every year. Types Common reblooming daylily cultivars include Stella D’Oro, Happy Returns, Green Flutter and Mini Stella. Features These reblooming…

The History of Daylilies


Tracing the history of the daylily will lead you to ancient Asia. But the botanical name of the bloomer, Hemerocallis, is based on the Greek words for "beauty" and "day" because each daylily flower only opens for one day, according to the American Hemerocallis Society. Origins of the daylily A hardy plant, the daylily has…

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