Daylilies in Australia

Buy daylilies and Iris - NSW Australia suppliers

Stella de Oro Dwarf Daylily

October 29, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Stella d’Oro daylily Stella d Oro daylily

Easy to Grow Stella de Oro Daylilies There are various types of the dwarf daylilies plants and one of the most unique and appealing is definitely the slightly fragrant daylily Stella de Oro. This popular daylily has a few spelling variations for example Stella d’Oro daylily, Stella d Oro daylily and Stella D’Oro daylily is described as a dwarf daylily with miniature gold blooms 2.75″ slightly recurved with a tiny green throat that grows at a height of 12” developed by Walter Jablonski in 1975.  Stella de Oro daylilies are known as hybrids, they produce beautiful golden trumpet flowers on 35cm stems in abundance for months on end. This daylily is also a diploid and is  widely grown in gardens all around the world including here in Australia. Stella de Oro is classified under the Hemerocallis family as long flowering and is a neat and compact plant that puts on a sensational display. The best time to buy and plant daylily, Stella de Oro in Australia is after the frosts have finished because of its dormant habit. This daylily is
read more

The Importance of Soil pH for Growing Daylilies

September 8, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

The Importance of Soil pH for Growing Daylilies

The Importance of Soil pH for Growing Daylilies You should not ignore the most important part of growing daylilies this is how to manage and control the soil pH in your garden, this is an important factor to keeping your daylilies healthy and lush and not wilted and worthless. This is not an easy task but to keep the soil pH at the right acidity organically you need to acquire a pH testing kit. You also need to be patient as the pH change does not happen over night, not many people have the perfect pH in their garden soil this is something you have to constantly keep working at. Garden soils are commonly described as acidic (sour) or alkaline (sweet). Here are some basic concepts every gardener needs to know. The right soil pH definitely promotes the successful growth of your plants. For daylilies, it is best to keep your soil within the pH of 6.5 up to a maximum of 7.  A pH of 6.5 to 7 is generally acidic to neutral. You have to make sure that you do not overpower the acidic
read more

Teeth Daylilies

September 6, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Teeth Daylilies

Teeth Daylilies If you really want to add something unique to your garden without having to make it look unattractive, one of your best options is definitely the teeth daylilies. Here we can learn what this specific type of daylily is all about. There are actually a lot of kinds of daylilies that you can encounter but one of the most interesting kinds is the teeth daylily. This variety can come in various colours that can surely fit in your garden and will brighten up the overall look by picking the right colour scheme. We all want our gardens to definitely look stunning and elegant at the same time, of course also adding a certain unique vibe to it. With teeth daylilies, you can be sure to achieve that certain look that you are aiming for in your garden. If you are wondering why these daylilies are actually called teeth daylilies, it is because when you observe these flowering plants, you can readily be able to distinguish why they are given such a name. Teeth daylilies are known to have
read more

Single Flowered Daylilies

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Single Flowered Daylilies

About Single Flowered Daylilies One of the most attractive types of daylilies that you can definitely add up to your garden collection is known as the single flowered daylilies. Upon a closer look, the single daylily flower has distinct characteristics that make them truly easier to be distinguished as compared to the other kinds of daylilies. First of all, from the name itself, you should definitely expect that these daylilies only have a single flower. Upon close inspection, you will be able to see that they have three sepals together with three petals to be exact. Aside from all else, you can also observe them to have six stamens and just one pistil. For every pistil, you can observe three carpels. If you are able to see all of these in a daylily flower then you can consider that plant as a single flowered daylily. These daylilies can come in really attractive colours that you can choose from. These single flowered daylilies can surely brighten up your garden. Daylily flowers come in different flower forms, these include the double bloom, spider
read more

Diamond Dusting on Daylilies

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Diamond Dusting Daylily

Diamond Dusting, Ruby & Gold Dusted Daylilies in Australia Daylilies that are diamond dusted, ruby dusted or gold dusted are truly great and precious additions to your garden. You will surely be able to enjoy looking at how they perfectly fit in your garden. Say goodbye to a dull backyard and now welcome a more vibrant and truly attractive environment, through the diamond dusted daylilies. There are a lot of variants of the daylilies and they come in wide assortment of colours that you will definitely be amased at. Some daylilies in Australia have certain features that make them more prominent than the others. One of the most unique and most attractive variants of daylilies is known as the diamond dusted daylilies. These make the daylily plants truly stand out. Whenever you notice a sparkly material covering the petals of the daylilies, you have to consider that the variant as diamond dusted. Diamond dusting on daylilies can definitely make them look more attractive and even elegant. You can notice that these daylilies show a bit more shine when they are glistening in the sun than
read more

Spider Daylilies Australia

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Spider Daylilies Australia

Spider Daylilies Australia – Spider and Unusual form Daylilies If you want to grow a special type of daylilies, you should definitely consider the spider daylilies. These daylilies are said to be really attractive and unique. They are not your ordinary kind of daylilies and they can definitely brighten up a dull looking backyard and they are long blooming daylilies. First of all, you have to make sure that you understand what spider daylilies really are. You might mistaken such daylily specie as another kind of plant that’s why you have to be really careful. The spider daylilies are described to have long petals and even sepals, brought together, these plant structures are generally known as tepals.  It must be fully understood that not all the varieties of spider daylilies are actually called “spider”. On the other hand, not all the plant varieties with the word “spider” in it are already considered a spider daylilies. This type of daylilies is specifically called “spider” because of their long petals that curl and twist, on some long petaled spider varieties. The ratio of
read more

Double Daylilies

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Double Daylilies If you really want to have a unique and interesting type of daylily for your garden, one of your best options is known as the Double Daylilies. They are also called the Double Flowered Daylilies or the hemerocallis.  These varieties can definitely make your garden stand out. If you are collecting daylilies, you should definitely include the double flowered daylilies in your collection. There can be a lot of sources of these double daylilies but you really have to make sure that you will be able to choose the ones with the best quality possible. From the name itself, Double Daylilies actually have two flowers consequently making them more attractive and distinct among a group of flowers. These varieties can actually come in various colours that will surely be able to brighten up your dull backyard or plain garden. These double daylilies require the care similar to that of other kinds of daylilies. This means that you do not need to be a specialist or an expert in gardening just to be really successful in growing your daylilies.
read more

Are Daylilies Toxic to Animals?

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Are Daylilies Toxic to Animals

Are Daylilies Toxic to Animals? Daylilies are definitely considered as one of the most attractive and interesting plants that you can definitely add up to your garden. While being aware of how to take care of them properly, you should also be aware if these plants can be harmful to your pets. For all the pet lovers out there, you should first consider if your plants, especially in your garden can cause significant harm to your pets. Some of these plants can cause allergies and other unwanted effects to your dogs and even your cats. You have to be aware of these because most of the time, your pets end up wandering outside. They can easily be in contact with your pets that is why you have to take the necessary precautions. Daylily Poisoning We will now look into each part of the daylily plant and how they can affect your pets with some unwanted effects.  First of all, the flowers or the blooms, primarily do not cause any harm to your pets. Daylily flowers apparently, do not contain any
read more

Are Daylilies Monoecious Plants?

August 10, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Are Daylilies Monoecious Plants

What is a Monoecious? Daylilies are considered as monoecious plants. Here are some of the most important things and details that you definitely need to know about daylilies being a monoecious plants. The term monoecious comes from the words “monos” which means one and “ecos” which means home. Monoecious are defined as plant species wherein every individual plant has female and male reproductive units. Individual plants that bear the flowers of both male and female reproductive units at the same time are known as synchronously monoecious while the individual plants that bear flowers of male and female reproductive units one at a time are known as consecutively monoecious. Monoecious plants specifically bear both the egg and the sperm right on the same gametophyte. These plants are entirely different from the dioecious plants which have gametophytes that only produce only one between the sperm or the eggs. One of the most common examples of monoecious plants is the daylilies. Monoecious plants are often known to be wind pollinated. In monoecious plants, the male flowers are actually capable of fertilising the other
read more

Sandy Denny Daylily

August 1, 2013 in Daylilies by Christine

Sandy Denny Daylily One of the most interesting types of daylilies is the Sandy Denny Daylily. This specific flower is named after a famous English singer and songwriter. For those of you who may not be aware about the story of the life of Sandy Denny and how she inspired people through music, here are some of the most important things that you should know. Knowing Sandy Denny Daylily Sandy Denny was known to be the lead singer of the folk rock band, Fairport Convention. Her full name is Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny. She was born on the 6th of January of 1947 and aside from being the lead singer, she also composes and writes various songs.  She is very well known for the titles “pre-eminent British folk rock singer”. Fairport Convention is not her first band. She was once the lead or another folk band which is the Strawbs. After working with the said band for quite some time, she left and joined the Fairport Convention in the year of 1968. A year after, she left the said band
read more

Daylilies in Australia © DecadentDayLilies.com