Summer News early August: Peak season is still going strong!

We have hundreds of cultivars out now with tens of thousands of blooms! All the rain has made for an extraordinary bloom season!

We are still Open 7 days a week 10-5pm

The Blueberries are ripe and the picking is excellent! $3.00/pt

We are now shipping weekly. Orders received before 5pm on Friday will be shipped the following Monday (unless otherwise requested). 

Recent News

  • Olallie Daylily Gardens Peak Season 2017 Chris Darrow Jul 27, 2017

    Bed 27, filled with Chris's newer hybrids many with new names!   Two of Chris's hybrids, one over 5 feet tall the other a floriferous pink   Kale makes a great edible border and a color foil for the daylilies.   The view is quite extensive with masses of daylilies in all colors blooming in mid July!   More of Chris's hybrids the tall one, is now almost 7 feet tall, probably in part because of the rainy weather. The reds will just glow on a grey overcast day.   View from my office window!...

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  • Daylilies Blooming mid July 2017 Chris Darrow Jul 21, 2017

    Here are some of the more interesting daylilies blooming here at Olallie, July 2017.   A Little Pregnant (Owen): Blooming first time this year!   Lady Dancer: This one is always popular, with it's faint red-purple edge.   Warrior's Brother: Deep saturated red, this ones hard to photograph accurately.

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  • What's happening at Olallie Chris Darrow May 25, 2017

     .   .    Farmer's Market Brattleboro:  This year from May-July, Olallie has a little stand at the Brattleboro Area Farmer's Market. We have lots of unusual perennial and annual seedling starts as well as some mature perennials. And of course a selection of blooming size bareroot daylilies.   First Bloom: Elizabeth Elizabeth: developed in 1947 from H. middendorfii, the first daylily of the year! There are scapes everywhere so more flowers to follow soon.       .   Pigmented scapes: This year for the first time we...

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Featured Flowers

This year there will not be a specific iris sale weekend. Changes in the seasons (climate change?) has made a peak iris bloom unpredictable.
Additionally we are short on a number of Iris but have small numbers of quite a number of unusual Siberians. Check our facebook page for some of the newer varieties and keep checking for notification of any Iris sales.

 

 

 

June is Iris time! June is Iris time!

 


Here Jasper digs a typical saleable piece for a customer.

Early June is a great time to visit Olallie Daylily Gardens. The Siberian Iris is in full bloom and most of our early daylilies are out too. An excellent time to transplant, people often pick up an iris or two and some daylilies for later in the season.

 

Super Ego
Jne is Iris time!
Jacob bags up some freshly dug iris for a customer.
An hour later these iris will be blooming away
at their new home.
JUne is Iris time!
The contrasting shades of blue and purple
in Siberian Iris blend beautifully together