Daylily (Hemerocallis sp.)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Mature Height: 12 Inches to 4 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Bi-color, Orange. Peach, Pink, Purple, Red, Salmon, White, Yellow
  •  Bloom Season: May - September
  • Size: Small, Medium, Tall

Features of Daylillies


A very large group of plants that offer sizes from 12 inches to 4 feet tall in many colors and bloom periods. A versatile perennial that can fit into most any type of garden situation. Very adaptable and very useful in the landscape. Some offer fragrant flowers.


  • Will grow in moist well drained soil in a sun to partial shade situation.
  • The repeat blooming types benefit from division every 2-3 years as it is the new rhizomes that produce new flowers.
  • Selecting and planting the repeat types also allows for extended bloom in the garden.
  • Daylilies are heavy feeders. Deadhead to achieve re-bloom.