Tag Archives: hemerocallis

Day lilies – the new bog plants

Where my garden keeps getting flooded is planted with rather a lot of Hemerocallis or Day Lilies. I hadn’t realised when I planted them many years ago, that they liked water so much. They spent most of the winter sitting … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Six on Saturday 10.7.21

Once more the garden is changing gear, a lot of the poppies, iris and peonies, but not all,  have finished and are handing over to Hydrangeas, Hemerocallis and Crocosmia. The colours are changing with Hemerocallis and Crocosmia, their flowers are … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

Borders bursting with colours.

July has been a very dry month, after a very wet June. I thought such a long time without any rain would have made the borders look dry and stressed by now, but I was wrong. Here in the SW … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in News | Tagged , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | 34 Comments

Foliage in February. GBFD.

As soon as I started looking round the garden to see what sort of foliage I could photograph, it was obvious from all the new shoots that there were, that most, but not all the photos would be of the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

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

Posted in News | Tagged , | 24 Comments

G.B.F.D. Yet more rain.

Once again the country is either covered in snow or flooded, sounds as if last year is carrying on where it left off! We are in the southern part of the country which is flooded once more. I daren’t walk … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Flowers for July, part 1.

Another month where the sun has been in very short supply, non stop rain most days, all thanks apparently to the jet stream in the upper atmosphere sitting over the south of England. Floods in the nearest town are very … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments