Daylilies: The Perfect Perennial

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Daylilies are the perfect perennial -- they come in a rainbow of colors, are hardy and low-maintenance in a wide range of climates, and grow well in almost any soil and light conditions. Learn how to select the right daylilies for your yard or garden, design beautiful plantings that will deliver flowers throughout the season, and care for your growing plants. The authors include a comprehensive listing of more than 200 daylily cultivars with at-a-glance information on color, foliage, height, blossom size, bloom season, bloom duration, fragrance, and more.

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Daylilies -- available in a rainbow of glowing colors and combinations of colors; able to survive with little or no care in a wide range of climates; boasting a variety of shapes and sizes; suitable for any kind of landscape; drought resistant and almost disease and insect free; adaptable to various soil and light conditions. By all accounts, daylilies are, indeed, the perfect perennial. In celebration of these satisfying plants, garden writers Lewis and Nancy Hill share the wisdom of their more than 40 years of experience growing daylilies -- experience that has led the Hills to an unabashed obsession with the daylily.

 

-- Advice on selecting varieties, designing plantings, and propagation and cultural requirements, particularly useful to beginning growers

-- Lists of over 200 of the most popular types, including dwarf, double, early- and late-flowering, fragrant, and ruffled, which will be of special value to more experienced growers

-- Directories of daylily breeders, daylily mail-order nurseries, and daylily clubs

-- Sixty-five color photos and twenty-five drawings of daylilies and daylily gardens

About the Author:

The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.

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