Earl Watts is a noted hybridizer of daylilies and has hybridized over 30 daylilies registered with the American Hemerocallis
There are thousands, if not tens of thousands of hemerocallis
The article was about the first American Hemerocallis
Society (AHS) Display Garden on the Canadian Prairies created by Janice Dehod, and many volunteers from the Canadian Prairie Daylily Society, at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Finally, the day lily Hemerocallis
lilioasphodelus is one of my favourites.
Shasta daisies and Phlox will benefit from annual division while others, such as hostas, peonies and hemerocallis
, will happily clump along performing well without the need to disturb them.
Diana Grenfell, of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis
Society, said: "It had been 77 years since a British man won Wimbledon and we thought it would be good to mark a unique achievement in a unique way.
Other stunning additions to the border are hemerocallis
(day lily), astilbe and astrantia.
Good companions in high summer include the dark-leaved dahlia Bishop of Llandaff, with its deep red flowers and the effective foliage contrast, and bold day lilies such as hemerocallis
Stafford, which has fabulous scarlet flowers with yellow centres.
Jeffries Nurseries at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, features a new Morden chrysanthemum 'Dreamweaver' and many prairie nurseries are showing Hemerocallis
(daylilies) 'Startle' and 'Daring Deception' among others in rose red and purple tones.
Plants that need an early start next year such as Phlox, Persicaria, Crocosmia and Hemerocallis
are best moved now.
The yellow flowers and arching foliage of Hemerocallis
lilioasphodelus look perfect with the low rosettes and big yellow daisies of Doronicum 'Harpur Crewe' and the broad blue flowers and clumps of maidenhair foliage on Aquilegia 'Hensol Harebell'.
are usually known as daylilies because each new flower that opens early in the morning will be fading by evening.