Understanding, Treating, and Avoiding Rust on Daylilies

A close up of two daylily flowers, growing in a border beside a wooden deck, with bright yellow flowers contrasting with green, upright foliage.

The daylily is generally a robust flower that blooms all summer long. However, when the growing environment is too wet, it can succumb to a condition called rust. It is not easy to treat, and one affected plant may spell disaster for the rest. Read on to learn how to identify, treat, and prevent daylily rust now.

How to Plant and Grow Daylilies: The Ultimate Carefree Perennial

Orange daylily flowers grow in a garden bed with white Queen Anne's lace, with green trees in the background and mountains far in the distance against a white sky.

The daylily is one of America’s favorite perennials, and with good reason. It is an easy-to-grow plant with extended periods of flowering, and is susceptible to few ailments. Practically required in your perennial borders, we share all the tips you’ll need. Read more about this lovely perennial now on Gardener’s Path.

When and How to Divide Daylilies

A close up horizontal image of a large clump of yellow dayliles in full bloom.

Beautiful daylilies are herbaceous perennials that give a colorful display of bright summer flowers. Easily cultivated, the plants are wonderfully low maintenance but fast growing and benefit from occasional division to rejuvenate clumps and increase flower production. Learn how and when to divide daylilies now.