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Daylilies are one of the most popular perennials. They can be planted in your garden and they will grow quickly, reliably and beautifully year after year. Read our guides below to learn how to plant them, what conditions they need for survival, and how to care for them properly so that you have a long-lasting beautiful flower bed full of daylilies. Happy gardening!

Should You Deadhead Daylilies?

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Flowering daylilies grace summer landscapes in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9, thriving in full sun and well-draining soil. Fountain-like foliage boasts abundant blooms, each appearing for one day, followed by many more for a continuous display. Learn whether deadheading is beneficial for daylilies in this guide. Read more.

When and How to Transplant Daylilies

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Hooray, it’s moving day! No, not moving house. It’s time to shift the plants in your garden. If you need to transplant your in-ground daylilies, read more now on Gardener’s Path to learn when and how to complete the task successfully. It’s not a difficult task, and we’ll help you through it in this comprehensive guide.

Understanding, Treating, and Avoiding Rust on Daylilies

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The daylily is generally a robust flower that blooms all summer long. However, when the growing environment is too wet, it can succumb to a condition called rust. It is not easy to treat, and one affected plant may spell disaster for the rest. Read on to learn how to identify, treat, and prevent daylily rust now.

How to Plant and Grow Daylilies: The Ultimate Carefree Perennial

Orange daylily flowers grow in a garden bed with white Queen Anne's lace, with green trees in the background and mountains far in the distance against a white sky.

The daylily is one of America’s favorite perennials, and with good reason. It is an easy-to-grow plant with extended periods of flowering, and is susceptible to few ailments. Practically required in your perennial borders, we share all the tips you’ll need. Read more about this lovely perennial now on Gardener’s Path.

When and How to Divide Daylilies

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Beautiful daylilies are herbaceous perennials that give a colorful display of bright summer flowers. Easily cultivated, the plants are wonderfully low maintenance but fast growing and benefit from occasional division to rejuvenate clumps and increase flower production. Learn how and when to divide daylilies now.