Our Grumpy Gardener’s top picks for jaw-dropping color over a long blooming season.
There are thousands of daylily varieties to choose from. Picking the right one might seam like a big task, but luckily the Grumpy Gardener has picked eleven of his favorite types of daylilies. His picks range in color, blooming season, and size. Reblooming daylilies are the easiest to care for, but that shouldn’t deter you from picking your favorite blooms and filling your garden with color this summer.
This daylily produces a 7" bloom and grows to about 24" tall. It sports red flower with yellow throat. This repeat bloomer is an early to midseason daylily.
This colorful daylily sports a 7" bloom and gets to be 37" tall. The cream flower with black-purple center is a showstopper. It is a repeat bloomer that arrives in early season.
This daylily produces 7" blooms and grows to 27" tall. This yellow flower with orange-red throat and edge is a perfect blend of a Texas sunset. It is a repeat bloomer that arrives in midseason.
This small daylily produces 4 1⁄2" blooms and grows to be about 20" tall. Its blooms are purple with a white edge. This daylily is a repeat bloomer that arrives in early to midseason.
This daylily sports a 6" bloom and gets to be about 25" tall. This soft flower is a rose color with a green throat. It is a repeat bloomer that arrives in early to midseason.
‘Heavenly Dragon Fire’
This fierce daylily sports 7 1⁄2" blooms and gets to be 45" tall. Its orange-red flower with green throat offers a vibrant color. This is a midseason daylily.
'Wayside King Royale'
This royal daylily produces a 6" bloom and grows about 36" tall. It boasts a rich purple flower with yellow throat. It is an early to midseason and is fragrant
This petite daylily produces blooms that are only about 3 1⁄2” but it grows to be 30" tall. The lovely pale yellow daylily is an excellent rebloomer. This daylily arrives in early season and is fragrant.
This daylily sports a 6" bloom and grows to be 28" tall. It is a ruffled, vibrant apricot flower that arrives in midseason.
'Siloam Betty Barnes’
This big bloomer sports 7 1⁄2" flowers and grows to be 26" tall. It is a golden flower with a green throat. This daylily is a repeat repeat bloomer that arrives in midseason.
'Dorothy and Toto’
This gorgeous daylily produces 6" bloom and gets to be about 30" tall. It has ruffled petals that are a rose-and-peach color. This daylily is a repeat bloomer that arrives in midseason.