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Photos with descriptions of popular daylily varieties for growing in the garden

Daylily hybrid varieties Anzac It is rare that an ornamental plant can bloom for many years in one place. Daylilies, varieties with photos and names of which are described below, are able not only to grow, but also to bloom magnificently, annually striking with a variety of shapes and colors.

Today, tens of thousands of large and miniature varieties are available to flower growers passionate about these plants. Large flowers that appear above the foliage illuminate the garden with all shades of yellow and red, pink and lilac, white and deep purple.

It was possible to achieve such a variety of daylilies thanks to complex hybridization using specific plants..

Species and hybrid daylilies

Daylily brown-yellow (H. fulva) It is not the brightest and most spectacular species of plants, and today common in gardens and parks, became the ancestors of hybrid daylilies, much superior to the “natural savages” in brightness of colors, duration of flowering and unexpected forms, which, thanks to breeders, received flower corollas.

The most famous and widespread are three species forms. Daylily brown-yellow (Hemerocallis fulva) with pointed linear leaves, growing in sunny areas and in partial shade, forms powerful clumps. Above them, peduncles with orange flowers are clearly visible, swaying regularly on peduncles up to a meter high.

Daylily yellow (H. flava)Yellow daylily (Hemerocallis flava) resembles the previous species, while its leaves are more prone to drooping as they grow back. Corollas of flowers with a diameter of about 10 cm have a sunny yellow color.

Daylily lemon yellow (H. citrina)Another natural species that became the ancestor of modern hybrid plants is the lemon yellow daylily (Hemerocallis citrine). Plants up to 120 cm high with graceful light yellow or greenish flowers bloom en masse from the second half of summer.

Hybrid Daylily Happy ReturnsThe first cultivated varieties of daylilies were created with the help of intraspecific selection, therefore, while retaining the characteristics of their ancestors, they received larger flowers, spectacular double corollas, began to bloom longer and less depend on growing conditions. The names and photos of these varieties of daylilies are still well known to flower growers. But the maximum popularity was won by hybrids, for which, due to the abundance of forms, colors and other characteristics, a special classification was developed.

Daylily Double MacchiaThe existing hybrid daylilies are distinguished by the shape of the flower, highlighting:

  • simple, most close to the natural look;
  • terry, with a double or triple set of petals;
  • arachnids, with elongated petals, making the corolla look like an insect;
  • unusual or indefinite shape;
  • as well as multiforms and polymers, which, for one reason or another, can be attributed to several groups at once.

No less important than the shape of the flower, the duration of flowering and the time of its beginning are important for the grower. On this basis, plants are divided into several groups from early to very late. There are daylilies that bloom only once a year, but more and more often breeders represent hybrid plants in which the formation of buds occurs in waves, several times over the summer..Daylily hybrid Tigereye Spider

Since each corolla of a daylily lives only a day, there are varieties of night, day and long flowering types. Knowing the peculiarity of the culture, you can choose varieties for the garden that will make it unique at any time of the day..

Daylily variety Giant DoubleThe sizes of the daylilies themselves and the flowers that unfold on them vary greatly. Miniature varieties do not exceed 30-40 cm in height, and giants can produce flower stalks up to one and a half meters. Corollas up to 7-8 cm are considered small. The most spectacular flowers have a diameter of about 15-17 cm.

Daylily Frans Hals, Frans Hals

Daylily Frans HalsBright yellow-orange color of petals for daylilies is “native”, natural. But the creators of the Frans Hals variety were able to achieve a unique combination of these shades, turning the flower into an incredible spectacle. Opening, the corollas of the Frans Hals daylily surprise with the richness of wide orange petals, “stitched” with a yellow median vein. The neck of the corolla is yellowish-green, the trio of narrow petals is rich yellow.

As you can see in the photo, a variety of daylilies called Frans Hals is a great decoration for any garden where there is a well-lit area for the plant. Peduncles reach a height of 1 meter, the diameter of the flower in the dissolution is 12-15 cm.

Daylily Bonanza, Bonanza

Daylily of the Bonanza varietyA modern variety with yellow flowers, decorated with a bright red-wine dusting in the center of the corolla, it perfectly tolerates moisture deficiency, loves the sun and, with easy care, will illuminate any area with itself. Daylily Bonanza or Bonanza is a diploid variety with a medium flowering period. It is characterized by regularity of flowering, resistance to freezing and pest attacks..

When grown in the shade, the hybrid daylily blooms, but not as intensely and for a long time as in the sun. But the shade promotes the growth of foliage, which retains its juiciness from early spring until snow falls..

Daylily Longfields Pearl, Longfields Pearl

Daylily Longfields PearlThe cultivated varieties of daylily are very different from each other, and sometimes in shape they can more resemble lilies or gladioli than their congeners. The Longfields Pearl daylily variety from the first days of August until mid-autumn reveals corollas, which at first glance can be easily confused with lilies of a yellowish cream color. Wide petals form a wide-conical flower. The neck is colored with greenish-yellow tones, which gradually warmer, becoming creamy, creamy. Corolla diameter is 10 cm.The leaves are green, narrow-pointed, linear.

The plant is unpretentious to growing conditions, it needs regular watering and cleaning the soil under sockets from weeds. To maintain decorativeness, wilted flowers are removed in summer, and after 5-7 years, the daylily is transplanted.

Daylily Stella de Oro, Stella D’Oro

Stella D'Oro hybrid daylily varietyMany people are used to considering daylilies as large garden perennials. However, today, in the long list of varieties of these plants, there are more and more true miniatures, no more than 30-40 cm high.

These include the Stella de Oro daylily variety with yellow star-shaped flowers. The diameter of the corolla of a pure, yellow shade is 6-7 cm. Plants with a compact rosette and very long lush flowering, despite their modest size, will certainly become real “stars” of the garden, fully justifying the name of the variety and the photo of the daylily.

Daylily Stella D’Oro blooms in waves almost from June until frost, can be grown in open ground, as well as in large out-of-pocket flowerpots.

Daylily Catherine Woodbury, Catherine Woodbery

Daylily Catherine WoodberyThe daylily of the Catherine Woodbery variety does not impress with double flowers or the incredible size of the bush. The peculiarity of this variety is a very delicate quivering lilac shade of the petals, which looks especially advantageous against the background of a light greenish neck.

Simple flowers of the daylily Catherine Woodbury reach 12-16 m in diameter. Flowering occurs in the second half of summer. In the sun, in the opening corollas, a yellow-pink tone prevails, which acquires lilac sophistication in partial shade..

Daylily Night Bacon, Night Beacon

Daylily Night BeaconA variety with an unusual contrasting combination of thick purple-wine and yellow shades cannot be called a novelty. Daylily Night Beacon has long been known to flower growers not only for its spectacular color of 8 cm flowers. Classically shaped corollas, proudly rising above the green, slightly drooping foliage, do not fade in the sun.

The unpretentious and bright daylily Night Bacon feels great in the sun, in partial shade the flowers are somewhat less common, but the violet-purple shades on their petals acquire true depth.

Daylily Double River Wye, Double River Wye

Terry daylily River WyeThe yellow double daylily of the River Wye variety belongs to the semi-evergreen varieties that delight in lush greenery both in early spring and late autumn. This plant has a diurnal flowering type. It takes about 16 hours from the opening of the bud of the Double River Wye daylily to its wilting, during which the garden is illuminated with exquisitely yellow hues and the light aroma of large, 13-centimeter flowers..

Flowering begins in July, and the last flowers with a double set of petals open in September..

Daylily Bestseller, Bestseller

Daylily BestsellerThe advantages of this hybrid daylily variety are many. These are large flowers with a diameter of up to 14 centimeters, and caps of green foliage clearly visible in the garden, growing to a height of 60–70 cm. However, most of all in the daylily Bestseller of florists is attracted by the color and refined shape of a simple corolla. Flowers of the Bestseller variety are painted in delicate lilac-pink tones. The petals are bordered by an intricately twisted frill with green and yellow edges. Medium flowering plants decorate the garden from June to mid-August.

Daylily Divas Choice, Diva`s Choice

Daylily Diva`s ChoiceAnother variety of hybrid daylily whose flowers can easily be mistaken for garden lilies. The similarities are added by the delicate pink-cream color of the petals characteristic of the Divas Chois daylily. The hybrid introduced in 2012 will not leave indifferent either a beginner, surprised by the diversity, or a venerable connoisseur of culture..

Lemon-yellow shades in the depths of the neck become creamy yellow, warming, turning into pink and coral-salmon color. Diva`s Choice petals are corrugated along the edge. The diameter of the flower in full dissolution reaches a record 17 cm, while 3-4 buds can open simultaneously on one peduncle.

Daylily Pandora’s Box, Pandora’s box

Daylily hybrid Pandora's boxA real Pandora’s box in the world of daylilies! An excellent hybrid, since 1980, has not been tired to amaze flower growers with the brightness of contrasting shades, the stability of flowering and the compact size of the plant. Daylily Pandora’s box refers to miniature varieties. An adult plant does not exceed 50 cm in height, and it blooms very abundantly and for a long time, delighting the owner with real bouquets of 10 cm flowers.

Greenish, lime-colored neck of the corolla, savory, like a handful of cherries and blackberries, the heart and creamy petals. Daylily Pandora Boxing is an irresistible temptation and a center of attraction for everyone’s attention!

Daylily Pardon Me

Daylily Pardon MeAmong the popular miniature varieties there are plants with simple and double flowers of all shades. But one of the leaders in attractiveness can be considered the daylily Pardon Me. A hybrid plant, the lush greenery of which rises to 40-50 cm, every year pleases with the appearance of dense cherry flowers with a lemon neck. It is this contrasting bright color that is the main “highlight” of the Pardon Mee daylily, which blooms from July to September.

The plant does not require frequent transplanting, it is very incapable and perfectly coexists with other miniature varieties..

Daylily Night Amber, Night Embers

Daylily hybrid Night EmbersThose who are partial to rich tones, bright colors and lush forms will love the Knight Ambers hybrid daylily variety. On medium-sized plants, up to 75 cm, double flowers with diameters up to 12-14 cm with a truly unique color are revealed. The petals of the Night Embers variety seem to be made of velvet in a noble raspberry-purple hue. Their edges are exquisitely corrugated, the warm yellow color of the neck peeps through the deep tone of the petals..

Daylily Lacy Doily

Daylily Lacy DoilyIt’s amazing how such luxurious plants as daylilies can be so unpretentious, not afraid of frost, easily tolerate drought and give growers a lot of original bright flowers every year..

The Lacy Doily daylily is no exception. From July on the bushes 60 to 80 cm high, graceful double flowers of salmon or delicate pink color appear. The core of the corolla is yellow with a lemon or greenish tint. Daylily variety Lacey Doli is characterized by stability, long flowering and wintering without problems..

Daylily Double Dream, Double Dream

Hybrid daylily Double DreamAn incredible plant for the most sophisticated garden! The Double Dream hybrid daylily is a truly double dream, a plant with huge, up to 15 cm double flowers of luxurious salmon or creamy color. At the same time, the Double Dream daylily, like all its closest relatives, is not afraid of frost, blooms early, easily tolerates water shortages and is ready to grow in the sun itself..

Daylily Red Ram, Red Rum

Daylily Red RumRed daylilies are not so common, so each such variety is of great interest to flower growers. Daylily Red Ram blooms from July to August. At this time, peduncles with active crane flowers with a diameter of about 10 centimeters appear above the green foliage up to half a meter high. Corollas of simple shape in the depth seem to glow thanks to a greenish-yellow throat and yellow rays radiating from it in the middle of each petal.

Daylily Black Stockings, Black Stockings

Daylily Black StockingsDaylily Black Stockings is a novelty that Russian flower growers have yet to study well. However, you can fall in love with this flower at first sight! The variety, which appeared in 2015, immediately attracted attention with 15-centimeter flowers, resembling a lily in shape and painted in a thick purple-violet hue. The core of the corolla is yellow. Greenish-lemon tones are noticeable in the depths of the neck. A sophisticated ruffle runs along the edge of the Black Stockings daylily petals..

With outstanding flower sizes, the daylily itself is not very large. Its height reaches only 60 cm.The plant is characterized by repeated flowering, the main wave occurs in July and August.

Daylily Little Anna Rosa, Little Anna Rosa

Daylily Little Anna RosaThe delicate touching flowers of the Little Anna Rose daylily cannot be overlooked, even though the variety belongs to miniature plants. The height of foliage and peduncles does not exceed 40 cm, and the flowers that open at the end of June, and then, for the second time in the second half of summer, have a diameter of 8 cm.

Daylily Little Anna Rosa is a semi-evergreen variety that tolerates winters without problems and is one of the first to meet spring with bright greens. Delicate pink corollas with a rich spot in the center, deeply colored in rich lemon tones. The edges of the petals are corrugated, bright white rays come along the top three.

Daylily Mildred Mitchell, Mildred Mitchell

Daylily hybrid Mildred MitchellLike many modern hybrid plants, Mildred Mitchell’s daylily is characterized by double flowering, unpretentious growing conditions and generous gratitude to the grower for his modest care. The flowering of the hybrid lasts about a month and occurs first in June – July, and then closer to the beginning of autumn. Lush curtains of narrow-lanceolate leaves at this time are decorated with peduncles with one or 2-4 large corollas in lilac-pink tones.

Daylily Mildred Mitchell is a kind of record holder for flower size. Corollas in full dissolution have a diameter of 18 cm, which is quite a lot for a plant 60–70 cm high. In the center of the corolla of a simple shape, it is easy to notice a lilac spot, the neck is lemon-yellow; closer to the edges, the corrugated petals are painted in delicate pink. The lilac color from the center of the corolla in the form of edging passes to the frill. The middle line of each petal is decorated with a white or silvery brushstroke. The same shade at the very edges.

Daylily Burgundy Love, Burgundy Love

Daylily Burgundy LoveA hybrid tetraploid daylily with a thick cherry shade of petals cannot pass by lovers of this garden culture. Daylily Burgundy Love refers to the “dormant” varieties that easily respond to changes in weather and season. Therefore, you need to expect from him not one or two, but several full-fledged flowering. Flowers of the Burgundy Love variety, opening up, reach a size of 15 cm. Barely crimped, as if the brocade petals are painted in a noble shade of red wine. The neck is yellow, along the central line of the petal, a light, pastel stroke is applied.

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