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Great Companion Plants for your Daylilies

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Daylilies (Hemerocallis) are often called 'perfect perennials' because of their numerous qualities: showy flowers, wide array of vibrant colors, drought tolerance, heat stress immunity, ability to grow in most hardiness zones and low care requirements. Highly versatile, they are available in a wide range of colors, sizes, shapes, and patterns, and easily please any picky gardener! 

Fabulous at creating a brilliantly colored perennial garden, their display can be further enhanced and spiced up with the addition of other contrasting perennial plants.

Here is a list of great companion plants for your daylilies. Make sure you select a combination of spring, summer, and fall blooming perennials or shrubs to enjoy a long season of breathtaking blooms!

Guide Information

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 2 - 11
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hemerocallis - Daylilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 2 - 11
Climate Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Hemerocallis - Daylilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden
Compare All Hemerocallis - Daylilies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hemerocallis - Daylilies Guides with Hemerocallis - Daylilies

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