No wonder gardeners everywhere love growing daylilies – they’re pest and disease resistant!

Daylily Pests

Some insects are attracted to daylilies, but they rarely do much damage. Here are some to look out for:

Spider mites
: these are the most common daylily pests, and while they’re not exactly welcome guests, they seldom do any real damage to the plants. Spider mites are generally most active in warm climates and in hot, dry weather, and the easiest way to keep their numbers down is to hose down the foliage regularly.

Slugs and snails: These nocturnal pests feed on tender new growth at night and hide in cool dark places (like under mulch or foliage) during the day. Avoid infestations by keeping the area tidy (no piles of dead leaves or…



Source by Ruth Butters