Wednesday, June 6, 2012


The name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words meaning day and beautiful.  The name implies the flowers typically last no more than 24 hours.  Most flowers open in the early morning and wither during the night or next day.

Red Volunteer

Maybe it was the mild winter, the mild feeding, a gentle rain, warm sunshine or blessings from the Master Gardener, but the day lilies have been especially pretty this year.


  1. Love the photos of your daylilies, Betty! Up here in western PA, mine will not be ready to bloom for another few weeks. Hope I have as much success this year!

  2. Beautifull! Ours here in Maine barely have buds on them yet. But my irises are blooming well. :-)