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Daylily cross - Leroy x President Ronald Regan

Daylily cross - Leroy x President Ronald Regan

Diameter: 6" TET
This is a first year flower - the seed was started this last January. Nice big ruffled edge.

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Oh president, what have you been up to! Oh what a gorgeous bloom, it is just perfect!

29 Sep, 2012


Thanks. I'm glad Leroy's eye didn't show up - I like the solid lemon yellow.

30 Sep, 2012


Lovely . A lilly from seed , Wylie ?

30 Sep, 2012



1 Oct, 2012


Driad: Most of my daylilies are from seed (about 75%). Only 3 more months before I start the next group; mostly spiders, doubles, and patterns.

1 Oct, 2012


Are they saved seed , or do you have to buy them ?
Do they take alot of nurturing , Wylie ?

2 Oct, 2012


I have both saved and bought seed. They need to dry for 24 hours, then into the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 weeks. Then put them into a small plastic bag filled with water for another 3 weeks in the refrigerator. Finally sow in dirt, just covering, and cover with cling film. Put in a warm 50-55F place, and they should sprout. It sounds like a lot, but it is really easy. It also takes about 3 years in the UK to get the first flower.

2 Oct, 2012


Thanks , Wylie , I think that I'll stick to bulbs in that case !

6 Oct, 2012

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