Daylily Sale At Missouri Botanical Garden, August 21

Take home a piece of the Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) during the MBG Daylily Association sale on Saturday, Aug. 21. All plants will come from the Garden’s renowned daylily collection and will be available for purchase from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or while supplies last. Arrive early for best selection. All proceeds benefit the Garden.


Visitors can choose from thousands of plants representing hundreds of cultivars, including new varieties and old favorites. All the varying sizes and shapes of daylilies will be available, from plants with miniature to extra large blooms, double flowers, spiders and unusual forms. Selections available this year include ‘Marked by Lydia,’ ‘Fires of Fuji,’ ‘Egyptian Queen,’ ‘Early to Bed,’ ‘Flutterbye,’ ‘Frances Joiner,’ and more.


Preview the daylilies for sale in full summer bloom by visiting the Jenkins Daylily Garden and the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Make a list of the daylilies you would like to see in your home garden and bring it with you to the sale. Experts from the MBG Daylily Association and the West County Daylily Club will be on hand to give plant care advice and answer questions about the cultivars. Visitors can also pick up information about the MBG Daylily Association, which has been hosting annual sales of the Garden’s daylily divisions since 1989.


Admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden Daylily Association sale is included with Garden admission of $8; St. Louis City and County residents enjoy discounted admission of $4 and free admission on Wednesday and Saturday mornings until noon. Children ages 12 and under and Garden members are free.


The Missouri Botanical Garden is located at 4344 Shaw Blvd. in south St. Louis, accessible from Interstate 44 at the Vandeventer exit and from Interstate 64 at the Kingshighway North & South exit. Free parking is available on-site and two blocks west at the corner of Shaw and Vandeventer.


For general information, visit www.mobot.org or call (314) 577-5100 (toll-free, 1-800-642-8842).