day lily


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day·lil·y

or day lily  (dā′lĭl′ē)
n.
Any of various perennial plants of the genus Hemerocallis, native to Eurasia and widely cultivated for their large colorful flowers, which remain open for only one day. Also called hemerocallis.

day lily

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daylily

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1. (Plants) any widely cultivated Eurasian liliaceous plant of the genus Hemerocallis, having large yellow, orange, or red lily-like flowers, which typically last for only one day and are immediately succeeded by others
2. (Plants) the flower of any of these plants
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Noun1.day lily - any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowersday lily - any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Funka, genus Funka, genus Hosta, Hosta - robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae
2.day lily - any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a dayday lily - any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hemerocallis, Hemerocallis - east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks; cosmopolitan in cultivation: day lilies; sometimes placed in subfamily Hemerocallidaceae
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Following floriculture crops are being grown in different areas of Pakistan including roses, tuberoses, gladiolus, marigold, lilium, chrysanthemum (Pattoki/Lahore), roses, gladioli, carnation, day lily etc (Islamabad/Rawalpindi), tulip, lilies, narcissus, gladioli, roses (Balochistan), daffodil, predominantly (Narcissus, Tazeta) (Northern region (mainly area of Swat and Abbottabad).
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To complete the picture, plant the yellow day lily hemerocallis flava, which will complete with any other border plant for the length of time the flowers last.
She is quoted by Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper as saying: "I am dreading the day Lily brings home a boy.