- Daylilies for the Garden - Graeme Grosvenor
Grosvenor includes history, cultivation, maintenance, and propagation details. An extensive list of cultivars is given, with descriptions and growing requirements.
- A Passion For Daylilies: The Flowers And The People - Sydney Eddison
This spirited celebration of daylilies and the thousands of gardeners who enjoy growing them combines anecdotes and a background of the flower with how-to-grow information.
- Daylilies: The Perfect Perennial - Lewis Hill
Learn how to select the right daylilies for your yard or garden, design beautiful plantings that will deliver flowers throughout the season, and care for your growing plants. The authors include a comprehensive listing of more than 200 daylily cultivars with at-a-glance information on color, foliage, height, blossom size, bloom season, bloom duration, fragrance, and more.
- The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies - John P. Peat and Ted L. Petit
A vast array of daylily hybrids has been developed from only a small group of species in Hemerocallis. Hundreds of new daylilies are introduced each year, and no other book describes and illustrates so many of the hybrids in one place.
- The New Encyclopedia of Daylilies: More Than 1700 Outstanding Selections - John P. Peat and Ted L. Petit
It's no exaggeration to say that daylilies are the premier flowering perennial. From a handful of wild species belonging to the genus Hemerocallis, breeders have produced tens of thousands of hybrids in a dazzling array of colors, patterns, and shapes.
- Hemerocallis the Daylily - R.W. Munson, R.W. Munson Jr, R.W. Munson
The popularity of the daylily is in large part due to the striking new hybrids developed by R. W. Munson and other breeders. This survey includes hundreds of the finest modern cultivars grouped by color from cream and light yellow through orange and red to lavender.
- The Open Form Daylily: Spiders, Unusual Forms, and Other “Exotics” - Oliver Billingslea
Features the work of numerous hybridizers along with stunning photography submitted by members of the American Hemerocallis Society. It is a book designed for the pleasure of the ordinary reader, as well as the aficionado who seeks more information on the detailed history of these increasingly popular forms.
- The Illustrated Guide to Daylilies - Oliver Billingslea
Written with the beginning gardener in mind, this is a completely new revision of an old classic, with up-to-date information about all things daylily. Of particular value are chapters on how to obtain and select plants for growing in your area; when, where, and how to plant; how to prepare your garden, and how to care for your daylilies.
- Landscaping with Daylilies - Oliver Billingslea
This comprehensive work includes chapters on daylily history, daylily care, historic daylilies, modern daylilies, the use of perennials as companion plants, garden art, landscaping with daylilies in different areas of the US and internationally, together with chapters on how to acquire, hybridize, and register daylilies. It is a book for both the general gardener as well as for those primarily interested in daylilies.
- The Daylily: A Guide for Gardeners - John P. Peat, Ted L. Petit
Any backyard gardener can hybridize daylilies, but this blessing of easy breeding can also be something of a curse to the newcomer. Tens of thousands of new daylilies are bred each year. How to choose and grow daylilies amidst this profusion? John Peat and Ted Petit have come to the rescue in this authoritative overview of all aspects of daylily history, cultivation, and breeding.
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