Daylily

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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Hush Little Baby'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms
Class: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Genus: Hemerocallis

Daylily is the common name of a Hemerocallis.[1] Daylily flowers can have different colours and shapes.[2] The flowers are popular around gardener groups because they are easy to grow and can be easily mutated.[3] The name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words ἡμέρα (hēmera) "day" and καλός (kalos) "beautiful". The name suggest that this flower will bloom only for one day. The flowers of some daylilies can be eaten and are used in Chinese kitchen. They are sold in Asian markets as gum jum or golden needles (金针 in Chinese; pinyin: jīnzhēn) or yellow flower vegetables (黃花菜 in Chinese; pinyin: huánghuācài).

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