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A Gallery of Top Daylilies

Few perennials offer the versatility of daylilies. We've pulled together a gallery of great, easy-to-grow daylily varieties to help you select the best ones for your garden.

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    • 'Little Grapette'

      This award-winning miniature daylily offers lots of purple flowers in early and midsummer.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 2 inches
      Plant size: 1 foot tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Catherine Woodbery'

      An old, time-tested favorite, 'Catherine Woodbery' offers delightfully fragrant, pale-pink flowers.
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 30 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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    • 'Country Melody'

      In midsummer, this award-winning variety erupts with fragrant, bright pink blooms that fade to yellow at the throat.
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 5 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 30 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Fellow'

      It's hard to go wrong with this great variety: The large, purple blooms appear in profusion.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 7 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Abluted Pink'

      'Abluted Pink' offers deep pink blooms through the summer on a practically no-maintenance plant.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 6 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 28 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Rose Swan'

      An award-winning variety, 'Rose Swan' features large, rose-pink flowers in midsummer.
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 6 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Charles Johnston'

      'Charles Johnston' offers loads of fragrant, cherry-red blooms (accented with a green throat).
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

    • 'Karen Sue'

      This variety features beautiful pink bicolored blooms; the ruffly petals are rose-pink and the sepals are a contrasting creamy-white.
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 5 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Wineberry Candy'

      'Wineberry Candy' is one of the most popular daylilies -- and it's no wonder. The orchid-pink petals are accented by a rich purple throat.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 4 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Broadway Magic'

      This rose-pink daylily offers beautiful flowers that fade to a green throat and tend to rebloom.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 5 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 30 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Iona Pink Promise'

      A top variety, 'Iona Pink Promise' is favored for its large, pink blooms.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 5 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Raspberry Lehi'

      This great variety offers lots of charming, fuchsia-pink flowers with green throats.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 5 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Bright Sunset'

      This boldly colored daylily is favored for its fragrant, coppery-orange blooms accented with golden yellow tones.
      Bloom season: Early summer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 3 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Open Hearth'

      For gigantic, eye-catching flowers, grow 'Open Hearth'. Its coppery red flowers will be the centerpiece of your garden.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 9 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Pat Mercer'

      An eye-catching variety, 'Pat Mercer' offers bright orange flowers that fade to green at the throat.
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 7 inches
      Plant size: 28 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Hyperion'

      An old variety from the 1920s, 'Hyperion' is a classic for its ease of growth and clusters of fragrant, lemon-yellow flowers.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 5 inches
      Plant size: 40 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Mormon Spider'

      This variety offers massive brown flowers edged in bright yellow. The large blooms and narrow petals make this a showstopper!
      Bloom season: Midsummer
      Flower size: 8 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 28 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Siloam Space Age'

      'Siloam Space Age' offers large, bright yellow blooms over an extended season.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Stella de Oro'

      Perhaps the best-known daylily of all time, 'Stella de Oro' offers masses of golden flowers all through the summer.
      Bloom season: Early to late summer
      Flower size: 2 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 1 foot tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Creepy Crawler'

      Don't let its name scare you away; 'Creepy Crawler' offers large and fragrant golden-yellow flowers with narrow petals.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 30 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Lenox'

      'Lenox' offers large beautiful creamy yellow blooms that fade to a creamy green throat.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Mary Todd'

      A popular variety among daylily experts, 'Mary Todd' offers large, ruffled, golden-yellow blooms early in the summer.
      Bloom season: Early summer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall

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      'Lady Elizabeth'

      Another old-time variety, it's no wonder 'Lady Elizabeth' is still popular. The pale yellow (near-white) flowers appear in midsummer.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 5 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Joan Senior'

      About as close to pure white as daylilies come, 'Joan Senior' offers creamy, pale yellow blooms.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 2 feet tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Gentle Shepherd'

      Another top-rated variety, 'Gentle Shepherd' offers near-white flowers in early and midsummer.
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 5 inches
      Plant size: 29 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Cherry Cheeks'

      This award-winning variety features bold, cherry-pink flowers in mid to late summer.
      Bloom season: Mid to late summer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 28 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Siloam Merle Kent'

      An award-winning variety, 'Siloam Merle Kent' offers orchid-pink blooms with purple throats.
      Bloom season: Midsummer; may rebloom
      Flower size: 3 1/2 inches
      Plant size: 18 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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      'Apple Tart'

      'Apple Tart' offers rich red flowers early in the season. They look as great as they taste!
      Bloom season: Early to midsummer
      Flower size: 6 inches
      Plant size: 28 inches tall
      Zones: 3-9

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