Hemerocallis ‘Purple D’oro’ Daylily

Height: 45-60 cm (18-25″) Bloom: Midseason, repeat (constant) bloomer Colour: Lavender blooms with yellow throat and ruffled edges. Several varieties of continuous blooming daylilies have been introduced over the past few years. In addition to the traditional Stella D’oro I have Happy Returns (light yellow), Rosy Returns (pink) and Purple D’oro (lavendar). Of the pinkish… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Pardon Me’ Daylily

Height: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches) Bloom: Midseason, repeat bloomer Colour: Small burgundy (ruby) red blooms with greenish yellow eye. A miniature daylily with small (2 – 3 inch) blooms in bright cranberry red. The scapes are loaded with blooms and with deadheading Pardon Me will rebloom. I mass planted this at the edges of some… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Pandora’s Box’ Daylily

Height: 65 cm (28 inches) Bloom: Early midseason, repeat bloomer Colour: Rich cream slightly ruffled edges with violet-purple eye and yellow green throat. A multiple award winner including the Award of Merit in 1987, Pandora’s Box is an early bloomer producing smaller (3-4 inches) blooms. One of my first daylilies and still one of my… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Nancy’s Child’ Daylily

Height: 75cm (30 inches) Bloom: Midseason Colour: Pale apricot pink with yellow green eye. Nancy’s Child has large single flowers with ruffled edges. It produces huge, abundant blooms on very tall, thick scapes. This is another variety I picked up at The Potting Shed in 2002 although I haven’t been able to find it listed… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Love Those Eyes’ Daylily

Height: 45 – 60 cm (18 -24 inches) Bloom: Midseason Colour: Golden yellow single flower with deep red centre eye and yellow throat. Wow! Very showy from a distance with blooms that sit way up high. Another variety that I picked up at The Potting Shed in 2002. Heavily ruffled petals of golden yellow with… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Janice Brown’ Daylily

Height: 60 cm (24 inches) Bloom: Early to midseason bloomer Colour: Large baby pink ruffled edges with rose pink inner band and lime green throat Janice Brown was slow to develop in our garden, taking a few years to develop a sizable clump. Now that it has though it is a show stopper. Each scape… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’ Daylily

Height: 60 cm (24 inches) Bloom: Repeat bloomer and extended bloom time, blooms almost all season Bloom Colour: lemon yellow. Happy Returns has the advantage of blooming all season like Stella d’oro but with a softer yellow flower that sits higher up above the foliage. I use it as background in some of my gardens… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Grape Velvet’ Daylily

Height: 58 cm (23 inches) Bloom: Rebloomer and heavy bloomer Bloom Time: Midseason Colour: Deep purple flowers with bright lime green throat. Grape Velvet really glows from a distance. It produces a mass of wine purple 4″ blooms set above the foliage and the leaves do look almost like purple velvet. It is both a… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Double Firecracker’ Daylily

Height: 58 cm (23 inches) Bloom: Early bloomer, blooms for extended period Colour: Burnt red double blooms with complementary gold-green centres. Double Firecracker produces very large 6″ red bronze blooms. The colour is better than Double Bronze as the colour has a deeper red bronze however the blooms often are tucked inside the foliage. It… Read more »

Hemerocallis ‘Double Daffy’ Daylily

Height: 71 cm (28 inches) Bloom: Midseason Colour: Gold yellow with slightly ruffled edges and red mahogany eye. Another selection I picked up from The Potting Shed in 2002. The blooms are double, very dainty but floriferous. Blooms are held very high above the foliage, something that I think makes a great daylily. Double Daffy… Read more »