Botanical Name: Hemerocallis hybrids
Common Name: Daylily (hybrid selection)  
Plant photo of: Hemerocallis hybrids
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

Under 1', 1-3', 3-6'


Flower Color

Lavender, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow, Multi-Colored


Flower Season

Summer, Intermittent


Leaf Color



Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Low, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Meadow, Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical, Wild Garden, Woodland


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest



Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Cut Flowers, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Greenwood Daylily Gardens
Photographer: Roy Wiskar
  • Description

  • Notes

These summer-blooming perennials form clumps with large, grass-like leaves. Its showy flowers, resembling lilies, are borne in clusters on stems held well above the foliage. Daylilies can be found in many colors: yellow, orange, red, purple, pink or multi-colored. Hemerocallis does better in well-draining soil and with extra summer water. Hemerocallis are very hardy,with few or none pests/problems.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball just above ground level. 3. Mix soil with 25% amendment and %75 soil. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build basin and water.