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Re: Daylilies in the north


Want one? I'll be more than happy to send one to you, and they reseed
themselves, although not prolifically.
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


> [Original Message]
> From: kmrsy@netzero.net <kmrsy@netzero.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 8/14/2005 2:43:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daylilies in the north
>
> Ooooooh!  Hemerocallis thunbergii - native to Korea & China.  Zone 4 -
good to go!
>
> Kitty
>
> -- "hodgesaa@earthlink.net" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Good to know! It's such a pretty color. The other one I've got ready to go
> is Hemerocallis Thunbergia.
> It's an interesting plant, the leaves get as tall as a regualr large
> daylily, but the stems reach 7 feet. Very cool! The blooms are yellow.
>
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Judy Browning <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 8/14/2005 1:11:48 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daylilies in the north
> >
> > I've found Little Business to be a very nice small daylilly here in z 6
> > Idaho
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2005 2:24 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daylilies in the north
> >
> >
> > > Kitty, most of these are dormant varieties. I actually have dug any up
> yet
> > > except 'Little Business'  Anyone familiar with it? I only dug it up as
> it
> > > was being smothered by some other things and thought, well, I'll put
it
> in
> > > a pot and take it with me.
> > >
> > > One of the kinds I'm bringing is hardy in West Virginia I know. That's
> > > where I got it from. Don't know what zone they're in but a lot colder
> than
> > > us.
> > >
> > > Haven't made up my mind about the others.
> > >
> > > Two that I really want to bring are 'Longfields Twins' and 'Big Smile'
> > > A
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC
> > >
> > >
> > > > [Original Message]
> > > > From: Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> > > <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Date: 8/13/2005 1:30:18 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daylilies in the north
> > > >
> > > > Andrea doesn't live as far south as Jim or as far norht as you,
Chris.
> > I
> > > > wonder what kinds she has that she'd be moving.
> > > > Kitt
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2005 10:19 AM
> > > > Subject: [CHAT] Daylilies in the north
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Kitty,
> > > > >
> > > > > You are right about some daylilies not surviving well in different
> > > > climates.
> > > > > However (isn't there always a "however" when it comes to
> gardening), I
> > > > grow
> > > > > many evergreens (usually grow best in in the south) and
> > semi-evergreens.
> > > > I
> > > > > wish I could say that there is a hard and fast rule to go by, but
> the
> > > only
> > > > > test is time.  I would not try to grow a new collection from a
> > southern
> > > > > hybridizer until those plants have been tried in the north. By the
> > way,
> > > I
> > > > > wouldn't buy a new collection from anyone as they can run in the
> > > thousands
> > > > > of dollars!  I like to purchase plants that I've seen grow well in
> > other
> > > > > people's gardens, or plants on the popularity polls. I usually get
> > these
> > > > at
> > > > > club sales or from friends.  Also, AHS award winners are a safe
bet.
> > > > > Mostly, I go by what I've seen growing.  Every once in a while, I
> buy
> > > > > something by a picture alone. This technique is always a gamble.
> > > > >
> > > > > Buying "dormants" in the north is a safer way to go.
> > > > >
> > > > > Chris Petersen
> > > > > Northport, NY
> > > > > Zone 7
> > > > >
> > > > > chris@widom-assoc.com
> > > > > http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > > Behalf
> > > > > Of Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> > > > > Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2005 12:31 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria rubra
> > > > >
> > > > > Andrea,
> > > > > I'm no expert, but aren't some of the daylilies that are grown in
> the
> > > > south
> > > > > not able to survive in the north?  Here we select the varieties
that
> > are
> > > > > listed as dormant and steer clear of those marked evergreen (I
> > hink  -
> > > > and
> > > > > I think there's a third kind).  Do you know what kinds you have? 
> I'm
> > > sure
> > > > > Chris and others on the list could give much more accurate info.
> > > > >
> > > > > Kitty
> > > > >
> > > > >
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