Daylilies – Six Top UK Online Suppliers


Daylilies – 2009 Supplier Listing and Current Offers


Six of the best sites for

There are more than 300 varieties of daylilies (also known as hemerocallis) available in the UK.  So hopefully you will find the daylily you are look for listed below.

Thompson & Morgan

Thompson & Morgan, based in Sudbury, Suffolk were founded nearly 150 years ago.  They have a large selection of daylilies available as bareroot plants. These include daylily collections, dwarf daylilies and double daylilies in many striking colours.

Apple Court

Apple Court is a garden on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire.   The nursery specialises in ornamental grasses, hostas, and hemerocallis (daylilies).  They believe that they have one of the widest selections in Europe with more than 300 individual species of daylily in the collection. Orders can be placed and paid for online.

Cold Harbour Nursery

A plantsmans nursery based near Wareham Forest in Dorset.  The nursery specialises in perennials, grasses and woodland plants including hosta and hemerocallis (daylilies). They have more than 150 varieties on offer including daylily “Chicago Blackout”,  daylily “All Fired Up” and the well-known daylily “Stella d’Oro.”  Orders and payment online or by post.

Croftway Nursery

Croftway Nursery are a grower of hardy perennial garden plants, specialising in hemerocallis and a few other plants.  They propagate and grow their own daylily plants in the nursery at Barnham, W.Sussex.   Their catalogue includes 44 varieties including “Stella d’Oro”, “Silver Trumpet” and “Artic Snow”.  Ordering and payment can be made through the website.

Woottens Nursery

Woottens are a specialist garden nursery base in Wenhaston in Suffolk.  They specialise in auriculas, bearded irises, grasses, hemerocallis and pelargoniums.   They have a selection of more than 200 daylilies.  Each daylily has a full description in the catalogue together with a personal rating, growing conditions, and special uses.  Order and pay for online or pay by post if you prefer.

Fir Tree Farm Nursery

Fir Tree Farm Nursery,  based near Falmouth in Cornwall, stocks a huge range of perennials – roughly 4,500 including a large collection of hemerocallis .   These include varieties such as “Stella d’Oro”,  “Strawberry Candy” and “Summer Wine”.  Their whole catalogue is on their website.  Mail order only. 

Claire Austin Hardy Plants

Claire Austin Hardy Plants have a plant nursery in Shawbury in Shropshire.  Claire Austin has been growing and selling garden plants for 20 years.  The garden nursery specialises in irises and peonies but has a very substantial range of hemerocallis including such varieties as “Always Afternoon”, “Chicago Heirloom” and “Cherry Cheeks”. Orders can be placed through the website or by mail order.

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