daylily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n daylily 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • daylily (Bot) any plant of a genus of plants (Hemerocallis) closely resembling true lilies, but having tuberous rootstocks instead of bulbs. The common species have long narrow leaves and either yellow or tawny-orange flowers, which often bloom for only one day.
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Usage

In literature:

Daylilies, your perfume is too subtle, too vague, to be coined or 'cabined, cribbed, confined' in scent bottles.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863" by Various
Delphiniums and Oriental Poppies have also made strong foliage, and Daylilies are conspicuous from their fresh masses of pale greenery.
"Wood and Garden" by Gertrude Jekyll
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In news:

Lady Elizabeth adds a nice white daylily to your flowering garden.
Now you can have a clean white daylily in your garden.
( Courtesy All-American Daylilies / September 14, 2012 ).
All-American Daylilies celebrates 25 years of testing nationwide.
Daylily sale Saturday in downtown Midland.
Why West Michigan woman's at-home daylily collection is full-time work.
Dighton's Patrick Menges provides patriotic organ music at the 53rd annual Daylily Show held at the Dighton Community Church on Sunday, July 15, 2012.
Dighton's daylily show enters its 53rd year.
A Saratoga pinwheel daylily is seen at Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth.
Albany Daylily Society to sponsor show.
Identifying and eating daylily (Hemerocallis fulva) has been on our plants-to-eat list for a long time.
How/ when do i transplant daylilies in the south.
Quiet morning, had to capture these two lone daylilies showing off.
Hostas, daylilies and other perennials are available.
Daylilies, irises and creeping phlox are among the most popular.
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