Day lily

Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta

  • Day lily
  • Day lily
  • Day lily
  • Day lily
  • Day lily
  • Day lily
  • Flower name
    Day lily
  • Scientific name
    Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta
  • Aliasニッコウキスゲ, 日光黄菅, 禅庭花, Daylily, Nikkōkisuge, 禅庭花, Hemerocallis esculenta
  • Place of originJapan and China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Day lily

Day lily (scientific name: scientific name: Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta, synonym: Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta) is native to Japan and China and is a perennial grass of the Xanthorrhoeaceae family. In summer, yellow single flowers bloom scape away at Japan national field in damp places. Flowers shallow blooming and closing the evening is a flower day. In Japanese it is called Nikkōkisuge or Zenteika.

Generic name:Day lily, Scientific name scientific name: Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta, synonym: Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta, Other name: Nikkōkisuge , Zenteika, lilies , Distribution: Japan nationwide, Habitat: intermediate Marsh, Height: 50-60 cm, leaf shape, elongated, leaf length: 50-80 cm, Leaf width: 2 cm, Flowering: July to August, squeezing: funnel-shaped, petals 6 pieces (3 pieces for calyx), flower diameter: 5 cm, flower color: yellow.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Xanthorrhoeaceae
  • Genus
    Hemerocallis
  • Species
    H.dumortieri var. esculenta,
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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