A Gallery of Top Daylilies

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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.

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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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