Nevermind Doris Day.
Please! Let me dine vicariously on your daylily patch (...um. That sounds...). But I don't have the space for them on my terrace. And some people take them for granted and some think them a pest.
But! The roots are delicious. They are tubers, long and fat, and very crisp when snapped. Raw, they taste like sunchokes (Jerusalem artichokes). Dig up a clump, shake off the soil, wash, and slice. You can cook them, too, obviously. And: the buds. Very nice raw in salad, sliced longways, perhaps. A gentle vinaigrette. Or steamed! The flowers...when they have faded. Are considered a delicious vegetable, sauteed...
I beseech you: eat some dayliles. Take pictures. Send.