Tag Archives: day lilies

My new Plant of the Moment.

New flowers are opening faster than I can photograph them, but the ones that are filling the garden with colour at the moment belong to the Day Lilies or Hemerocallis. Even though the flowers only last for one day, there … Continue reading

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Lilies for a Day.

Or if you prefer, daylilies aka Hemerocallis. They do only flower for a day, but there are so many buds on each clump now, that we can now say that they flower for a month. I find that they look … Continue reading

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July is the month for …..Day lilies.

More and more day lilies or Hemerocallis, open their flowers during the month of July. They bring such colour to the borders while the roses are having a rest before flowering again. They are so easy to grow and don’t … Continue reading

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Photo Collages.

What is a gardener to do when the wind is howling and the rain lashing against the windows, and this is how it has been for days now, it seems like weeks. I decided to play around on my lap … Continue reading

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Day lilies, stalwarts of the garden.

What has been the best plant in your garden recently – here it has definitely been the day lilies or hemerocallis. They carried on flowering while we were having our heatwave, they carried on flowering when we had rain nearly … Continue reading

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Review of the month of July.

The month of July was unusual in that it was so hot and humid. Having to watch the garden suffer through the lack of rain and only being able to water the essentials that were obviously struggling did not make … Continue reading

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Flowers for July GBBD

My garden and I are feeling the same, hot, tired and wilting in all this heat,  hoping that we can have some rain soon,  just at night time of course! It’s well over 4 weeks now since we had any … Continue reading

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Gems for a day

Day lilies are starting to flower now, each flower only lasts a day but now that the clumps are getting larger, each clump flowers for about a month. They really like our heavy soil  so have collected rather a lot … Continue reading

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