Daylilies are among the easiest type of flowers to grow in your Houston, Texas garden. They aren’t fussy about soil, resist many common plant diseases, don’t mind the Houston, Texas heat and humidity, and can survive a drought. That being said, they are as beautiful as they are hardy, blooming in almost any and every color you can imagine. In fact, there are more than 56,000 recognized Daylily cultivars. Think you might enjoy growing some of your own Daylilies in your Houston, Texas garden? Try some of the flowers below.
Strawberry Candy Daylily. These gorgeous lilies have pink flowers edged in red, with a red eyezone as well. They are hard to kill, meaning these Daylilies are disease resistant, drought tolerant, and can take cold temperatures down to thirty degrees. Plant them in the full sun in your Houston, Texas garden and enjoy their blooms in May and June. These flowers are a pretty choice for mixed borders or to use as a groundcover.
Fairy Firecracker. This is a smaller Daylily (about thirteen inches high) but its bright flowers still pack quite a punch! These flowers are a great choice for an accent plant, or to use in the front of your Houston, Texas mixed border. Their bright orange petals will bloom from May through June, and do best when planted in direct sun. They tolerate the cold down to twenty five degrees (unlikely in Houston, Texas.) They are also disease resistant and drought tolerant.
Beautiful Edgings. These beautiful Daylilies have cream colored flowers that are edged in red, and they also have a wonderful fragrance. Plant them in full to partial sun in your Houston, Texas garden, and they will bloom from late spring through early summer. These Daylilies are drought tolerant and can stand the cold down to twenty degrees (again, unlikely in Houston, Texas.) They are a great choice for groundcover, or to use as an accent plant in your garden.
Blue Ribbon Roundup. Another gorgeous choice for your Houston, Texas garden, these Daylilies have blush colored flowers with a bluish-purple eye, making them a lovely accent plant for your garden. Plant them in full sun and they will bloom in May and June in your Houston, Texas garden, occasionally blooming again in the fall or late summer. These Daylilies are also cold tolerant, able to take temperatures down to twenty five degrees.
Golden Illusions. The gold-colored flowers of these Daylilies are sure to brighten any Houston, Texas garden. Plant them in late spring in full to partial sun, and enjoy their flowers in April, May and June. They occasionally re-bloom in the late summer or early fall. These Daylilies are very hardy, drought tolerant and withstand cold temperatures down to twenty degrees. They are a great choice for a mixed border in your Houston, Texas garden.
Harbor Blue. If you enjoy very large flowers, try planting these Daylilies in your Houston, Texas garden. The lovely purple blooms are about six inches across, and will brighten your garden from May through June. They do best when planted in full to partial sun in either early spring or late fall, and are disease resistant and drought tolerant, too.