Edible Day Lily

Hemerocallis fulva

Day lilies produce showy large orange flowers that are one of the sweetest and yummiest of all edible flowers! A well known use for the buds and flowers is to dip them in pancake batter, deep fry them and then roll them in powdered sugar for a delectable breakfast treat.

Water: Moist but can tolerate dryness

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial spreading by rhizomes

Light: Full Sun to Full Shade

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: China and Japan

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Edible Day Lily