hemerocallis


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day lilies

day lilies

Very showy flower (no spots) appearing to have 6 petals (3 petals, 3 sepals that look like petals), inside of flower yellow, outside orange, 6 stamens. Multitude of color varieties. Slightly sweet with a mild vegetable flavor, like asparagus, zucchini and melon. Cut the sweet petals away from the bitter white base of the flower. In the spring, use very young shoots as a substitute for asparagus. NOTE: Many Lilies are NOT edible. Double check and research the ones you have. Day lilies may have diuretic or laxative effect. Don’t overdo it.
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Partners: 'Hensol Harebell' and Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
Every year, excited addicts offer a plethora of new cultivars for registration and most years, more than 3000 new images appear on the American Hemerocallis Society website.
Other stunning additions to the border which do well in lightly shaded areas are hemerocallis (day lily), astilbe and astrantia.
To create a stunning backdrop, try the large flowering, rich blue Delphinium Volkerfrieden, accompanied by the Hemerocallis, Chicago Royal Robe that provides colour all summer with its burgundy and yellow petals.
He has been a member and past president of the North Dakota State Horticultural Society as well as a member of the American Hemerocallis Society.
Herbaceous plants with fibrous crowns such as achillea, doronicum, geum, gypsophila, hemerocallis, montarda, phlox, rudbeckia, thalictrum and veronica are the easiest to divide, the best time after the flowers have died back and new shoots and roots are forming.
A The picture is hemerocallis, also known as the day lily as each flower only lasts one day.
Good companions in high summer include the dark-leaved dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff', with its deep red flowers and the effective contrast in foliage, and bold day lilies such as Hemerocallis 'Stafford', which has fabulous scarlet flowers with yellow centres.
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Here are nine to try: alstroemeria, anemone, columbine, hellebore, hemerocallis (daylily), iris, peony, phlox (needs freezing), and primrose.