Recent News

  • Daylilies blooming at the end of September Chris Darrow Sep 29, 2016

    Well we've had some frosts, the Pumpkin and Squash plants are done. But amazingly there are plenty of daylilies still blooming. These will keep going into October, though cold nights will slow opening of the flowers. Once we get there hard killing frost, that will pretty much finish the last of the daylilies.

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  • September 8 2016 Chris Darrow Sep 08, 2016

    The bulk of the daylilies are finished blooming. but there a several dozen very lates still going strong. There is some exciting rebloom as well particularly on From Darkness Comes Light (Huben) a pale yellow with a pigmented scape!

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  • Cosmos sulphureus at Olallie Chris Darrow Aug 24, 2016

    Cosmos sulphureus: The orange Cosmos is described as a half hardy annual. Native to Mexico and parts  of the South West it apparently thrives in hot dry locations and poor soils.

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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