A FEW MORE DAYLILIES – Marilyn Armstrong

Flower of the Day – Daylilies

They are beginning to wilt a bit. There are more buds, so we aren’t going to run out of daylilies quite yet. Nonetheless, when you look at the garden, you can see the difference. Lots more wilted lilies, many of them going to seed.

Nearly perfect daylily

The big mass of red roses is beginning to fade too. But unlike the daylilies, the roses will keep coming back all summer. Not with the same massive blanket-like enthusiasm of this month, but there will still be roses until winter’s frost arrives.

15 thoughts on “A FEW MORE DAYLILIES – Marilyn Armstrong”

      1. The daylillies seem very enthusiastic — especially around the front walk gate. I feel as if they are embracing me as I walk through the gathering of daylillies.

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    1. I love that they grow absolutely everywhere in New England. It’s ironic that they aren’t native to the region, but they have surely taken over like they were born here. I can’t imagine a summer here without daylilies.

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