(also day lily)
A lily that bears large yellow, red, or orange flowers, each flower lasting only one day.
- Genus Hemerocallis, family Liliaceae.
- I pushed open the little gate and walked into the dooryard with the neatly mown grass bordered by lilacs and peonies and day lilies…
- The day lilies in the ditch north of Five Corners are orange summer sentinels, fully at attention.
- Farther north along Highway E, day lilies are in bloom.
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