Daylily - (Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus).
Other Names
Yellow Dailily, Yellow Day-lily, Lemon Lily, Lemon Daylily, Lemon Day-lily, Custard Lily.
Europe, China, and other parts of Asia.
Type - Perennial (herbaceous).
Hardiness (see References,
- Zones 3 - 10.
Bloom - Spring, Summer.
Up to 35 in (90 cm).
Likes direct Sun, but will tolerate semi-shade, and most soil types. Average water needs. Low maintenance plant.
By division of offsets/bulbs.
Blooms very fragrant, and abundant (if short lived; 1 flower lasts one day, only).
All parts of the plant are edible. Bulbs have some application in Chinese medicine.
Very desirable in any garden. Daylily will not let you down, no matter what is the level of your gardening experience.
Attracts birds, bees, and butterflies!
Many cultivars available, in great selection of colors, bloom shapes, and sizes.
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