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[New Latin, from Greek hēmerokalles, a kind of lily : hēmera, day + kallos, beauty.]
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(Plants) See day lily
[from Greek hemera day + kallos beautiful]
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Noun1.hemerocallis - east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalksHemerocallis - east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks; cosmopolitan in cultivation: day lilies; sometimes placed in subfamily Hemerocallidaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
daylily, 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 day
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Edible daylilies, or hemerocallis, come in various colours and stretch out the season.
In addition there is a large Penstemon and Hemerocallis collection.
The green space at Delbury Hall also features a large penstemon and hemerocallis collection.
Another group of cycle rebloomers are the elegant long-stemmed yellow day lilies, Stella d'Oro and Happy Returns, both members of the Hemerocallis group.
My colleagues at the Cornell Feline Health Center tell me that all plants in the genus lillium and genus hemerocallis carry the toxic principle, including common garden varieties (Stargazers, tiger lilies, peace lilies, and daylilies) and the beautiful Easter lilies that are often displayed as indoor potted plants and cut flowers during the spring holidays.
The most dangerous lilies for cats are those belonging to the Lilium or Hemerocallis species.
Hemerocallis minor, which was effective in all the above in vitro assays, was selected to further evaluate the in vivo anti-inflammatory effect.
Sheila Newton Ilford, Essex Hi Sheila The foliage looks like a day lily, hemerocallis. It produces attractive lily-like flowers, each of which last only for a day, hence the name.
So you could fill your garden with, geraniums, thalictrum, delphinium, clematis, begonia, astrantia, aquilegia, viburnums, geum and hemerocallis and you will have a relatively sneeze-free zone.
Our brick garden, also known as the "Blue and Yellow Garden", has ticked over happily for years, but several beds have become a bit "samey" and there are too many plants with linear leaves, from grasses to hemerocallis to irises.
Growers can choose from over 200 bare root perennial flowers including beautiful Peonies, Clematis, Dicentra (Bleeding Heart), Hostas, Hemerocallis (Daylily), Iris, Phlox, Lavender, Lilac, Leucanthemum (Shasta Daisy), and much more.
Soon afterwards hemerocallis and trollius will be in full spate.