any lily of the genus Hemerocallis, having yellow, orange, or red flowers that commonly last only for a day.
Also, day lily.

1590–1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day [syn: day lily
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If ever there was a flower for summertime, it has to be the daylily.
Consumers generally prefer the vigor and improved horticultural traits of tetraploid daylily clones.
Clicking on any thumbnail image in the gallery will take you to a full image page of that daylily.
Objectives of this project were to determine if daylily flower color or cultivar influences taste.
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