Friday, September 16, 2022

2023 Daylily Introductions

Mary Baker
7114 S 49th St
Omaha NE 68157-2273
maryskbaker@gmail.com

No daylily shipping/sales to Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, or Oregon.
We are a licensed and inspected Nebraska daylily, allium, and daffodil nursery. 

Shipping & handling: $13 for the first daylily or first three alliums or first three daffodils; $3 for each additional daylily or three additional alliums or three additional daffodils. Nebraska residents add 7% sales tax. Payment: Checks or money orders only, payable to Mary Baker. Please contact me via email before placing your order to ensure availability. Shipping begins in mid May.

Due to health issues, three of the following 2023 daylily registrations didn't get lined out until late in the season. We are holding them for introduction in spring 2024. 

2023 Daylily Registrations:
David Hugh Adams (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
DAVID HUGH ADAMS (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is dark cranberry with a dark pink watermark, gold edge, and yellow to green throat. Blooms measure 5.75 inches on 29 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. DAVID HUGH ADAMS begins blooming in early midseason. Evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Sibling of OMAHA BEACH. Named for singer/guitarist/songwriter David Hugh Adams, a Wyoming native living in Australia. For more about David, click about David Hugh Adams and for more about his music, click David Hugh Adams' music. Seedling 1504E: Blood, Sweat and Tears X The Ultimate Sacrifice $100 two fans SOLD OUT


Eenzer (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Eenzer (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Eenzer (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Eenzer (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Eenzer (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Eileen "Eenzer" dancing with our late father at our sister Barb's wedding
EENZER (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is yellow with a bright red eye, matching partial bright red edge, and a yellow to green throat. The fragrant blooms measure 8 inches on 36 inch scapes with three-way branching and 20 to 21 buds. EENZER begins blooming in early midseason. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Sibling of ONE HOT DRAGON. My beautiful, courageous sister Eileennickname "Eenzer"selected this daylily as her namesake when she saw it blooming in our garden. Seedling 1723FENR: Dragon Nation X One Hot Mama HELD FOR INTRODUCTION IN SPRING 2024.


My Heart's Done Time (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
My Heart's Done Time (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
My Heart's Done Time (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
My Heart's Done Time (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
My Heart's Done Time (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
MY HEART'S DONE TIME (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is intense red with a lighter red watermark and a chartreuse to green throat. The six inch blooms are held on 27 inch scapes with three- to four-way branching and 15 to 18 buds. Blooms begin in early midseason. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Sibling of PENT-UP PASSION. Seedling 1555BRE: The Ultimate Sacrifice X Cardinal Kisses HELD FOR INTRODUCTION IN SPRING 2024.


Purple Cane Church (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Purple Cane Church (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
PURPLE CANE CHURCH (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is near white with a big dark purple outer eye, lighter purple inner watermark, bright green throat, and dark purple edge. Blooms measure 5 inches on 26 inch scapes with two-way branching and ten buds. Starts blooming in early midseason. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Sibling of IN EDDIE'S MEMORY. This daylily is named for David Hugh Adams' song "Purple Cane Church" from his album Purple Cane 68649 recorded right here in Omaha, Nebraska (to listen to the tune, click Purple Cane Church song). Purple Cane is a small Nebraska town in Dodge county. Seedling 1503-3: Blackthorne X Black and White Ball HELD FOR INTRODUCTION IN SPRING 2024.


Shakin' All Over (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Shakin' All Over (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Shakin' All Over (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Shakin' All Over (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
Shakin' All Over (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
SHAKIN' ALL OVER (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is diamond-dusted pink with a huge cream to yellow to green throat. It is occasionally edged with a few teeth and sometimes displays a faint eye. Unusual form crispate-cascade. The well-spaced blooms measure from 9.5 inches to 10.25 inches on 31 inch scapes with three-way branching and 12 to 15 buds. Starts blooming in early midseason. Foliage is dormant to semi-evergreen (registered as semi-evergreen). Pollen fertile. Seedling 1561: White Knuckle Ride X Best of Both Worlds $100 single fan SOLD OUT


White Room (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
White Room (Mary Baker, 2023, tet)
WHITE ROOM (Mary Baker, 2023, tet) is near white with a green throat. So far, WHITE ROOM is the closest to white out of all our seedlings from FARGO. Blooms measure 6.5 inches on 30 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. Blooms begin in early midseason. Foliage is semi-evergreen. Fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Seedling 1524E: Fargo X Sheika $100 single fan SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 10, 2021

2022 Daylily Introductions

Mary Baker
7114 S 49th St
Omaha NE 68157-2273
maryskbaker@gmail.com

No daylily shipping/sales to Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, or Oregon.
We are a licensed and inspected Nebraska daylily, allium, and daffodil nursery. 

Shipping & handling: $13 for the first daylily or first three alliums or first three daffodils; $3 for each additional daylily or three additional alliums or three additional daffodils. Nebraska residents add 7% sales tax. Payment: Checks or money orders only, payable to Mary Baker. Please contact me via email before placing your order to ensure availability. Shipping begins in mid May.

2022 Daylily Registrations:
Beatnik (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Beatnik (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Beatnik (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
BEATNIK (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is a saturated rich dark red with a lighter intense red watermark and a green throat. Blooms measure 5.25 inches on 28 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. BEATNIK begins blooming in midseason and continues to bloom over a long period of time. Semi-evergreen foliage. It is fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Seedling 1567W: ZOLA'S TRIBUTE TO MARY BAKER X CARDINAL KISSES. 
$100 (single fan) SOLD OUT


Bonfire of the Beatniks (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Bonfire of the Beatniks (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Bonfire of the Beatniks (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
BONFIRE OF THE BEATNIKS (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is bright red with a lighter red watermark and a green throat. Blooms measure 5.25 inches on 28 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. BONFIRE OF THE BEATNIKS begins blooming in midseason and continues to bloom over a long period of time. Semi-evergreen foliage. It is fertile both ways, pods initially take persistence but set more easily as the season progresses. This one is a personal favorite. Seedling 1567E: ZOLA'S TRIBUTE TO MARY BAKER X CARDINAL KISSES. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT


Baby Beatnik (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Baby Beatnik (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
BABY BEATNIK (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is round bright red with a lighter red watermark over a brilliant green throat. Blooms measure 4.25 inches on 29 inch scapes with three-way branching and 17 buds. Scape presentation and bud placement are in perfect proportion to the overall plant. BABY BEATNIK begins blooming in midseason. Evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Seedling 1543: SEAN MICHAEL X HOOCHIE COOCHIE MAN. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT


In Eddie's Memory (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
In Eddie's Memory (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Eddie Watkins (pic courtesy of Gordon Anderson)
Eddie Watkins playing drums with the band Dr. Powerful (pic courtesy of Amy Overman)
IN EDDIE'S MEMORY (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is near white with a big violet eye over a green throat. Petals have a matching violet edge and an outer gold edge. Blooms measure 5.5 inches on 32 inch scapes with three-way branching and 12 buds. IN EDDIE'S MEMORY begins blooming in midseason and continues blooming over a long period of time. On an established clump, the many beautiful blooms remind me of graceful butterflies in flight. This daylily is named to honor the late Eddie Watkins, drummer and founding member of the Chapel Hill, North Carolina Indie rock band Polvo and beloved father of Ned and Lucie. Semi-evergreen foliage. Easily fertile both ways. IN EDDIE'S MEMORY is my first introduction out of Richard Akers' gorgeous BLACK AND WHITE BALL. Seedling 1503-2: BLACKTHORNE X BLACK AND WHITE BALL. Limited. $100 (two fans)


Kathleen M. Lamb (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Kathleen M. Lamb (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
Kathleen M. Lamb (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
KATHLEEN M. LAMB (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is purple with a bluish purple watermark over a yellow to green throat. Segments have white edges. Blooms measure 5.5 inches on 30 inch scapes with three-way branching and 20 buds. KATHLEEN M. LAMB begins blooming in mid lateseason and typically produces instant rebloom scapes, so it blooms for a long period of time. This daylily is named for my dear friend Kathy Lamb of Champlin, Minnesota. Kathy is an award-winning daylily hybridizer and a talented musician. She served from 2000 to 2004 as editor of the American Daylily Society (ADS) Region One Daylily Pioneer newsletter, later served as ADS Region One Director, and served for 19 years on the Board of Directors for the Daylily Society of Minnesota. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Seedling 1532: MOUNT ARARAT X THE DREAM SOCIETY. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT


Omaha Beach (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) look one
Omaha Beach (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) in between looks one and two
Omaha Beach (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) look two
Omaha Beach rebloom scape 36 inches, four-way branching, 30 buds
OMAHA BEACH (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is a showy rose cranberry red with a pink watermark over a yellow to green throat. Segments have wire gold edges. Blooms measure 6 to 6.5 inches on 32 to 36 inch scapes with three- to four-way branching and 20 to 30 buds. It begins blooming in early midseason and typically reblooms in my garden, flowering over a long period of time. Blooms sometimes look like the first picture where the watermark is quite prominent, other times like the second picture where the watermark is somewhat prominent, and other times like the third picture where the watermark is more subtle. OMAHA BEACH is my husband Rich's favorite out of all my daylily seedlings. Rich selected its name to honor and commemorate our military veterans, especially those who gave their lives. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Seedling 1504F: BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS X THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT


One Hot Dragon (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
ONE HOT DRAGON (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is yellow with a large bright red eye on the petals and a brushed red eye on the sepals over a big yellow to green throat. Petals have a partial red picotee edge. Blooms measure 7.25 inches on 34 inch scapes with two-way branching and 14 buds plus instant rebloom scapes. It begins blooming in early midseason and reblooms here, providing eye-catching enjoyment over a long period of time. Evergreen foliage. Pollen fertile, I have not tried to set pods. Seedling 1520B: DRAGON NATION X ONE HOT MAMA. HELD FOR INCREASE FOR FUTURE INTRODUCTION.


Pent-up Passion (Mary Baker, 2022, tet)
PENT-UP PASSION (Mary Baker, 2022, tet) is dark red with a notched rose watermark over a large yellow to green throat. Petals have a white wire edge. Blooms measure 5.5 inches on 29 inch scapes with three-way branching and 12 buds. PENT-UP PASSION begins blooming in early season, welcoming summer and attracting attention from across the garden. Semi-evergreen foliage. Fertile both ways. Seedling 1555FRE: THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE X CARDINAL KISSES. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT

Monday, January 18, 2021

2021 Daylily Introductions

 Mary Baker
7114 S 49th St
Omaha NE 68157-2273
maryskbaker@gmail.com

No daylily shipping/sales to Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, or Oregon.
We are a licensed and inspected Nebraska daylily, allium, and daffodil nursery. 

Shipping & handling: $13 for the first daylily or first three alliums or first three daffodils; $3 for each additional daylily or three additional alliums or three additional daffodils. Nebraska residents add 7% sales tax. Payment: Checks or money orders only, payable to Mary Baker. Please contact me via email before placing your order to ensure availability. Shipping begins in mid May.

2021 Daylily Registrations:
'Tendrilizer' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Tendrilizer' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Tendrilizer' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
Scapes on 'Tendrilizer' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
TENDRILIZER (Mary Baker, 2021, tet) is a yellow, peachy pink, and cream polychrome with a deep green throat and toothy edge. It has a larger bloom and narrower form than its sibling TRIMMED IN TENDRILS. Petals often pinch, but not consistently enough to register as an unusual form pinched crispate. Blooms measure 6.75 inches on 34 inch scapes with four-way branching and 30 buds. TENDRILIZER begins blooming in early midseason and continues to bloom over a long period of time. Dormant foliage. It is fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Seedling 1535SecFrN: NEEDLES IN A HAYSTACK X PIRANHA. $100 (two fans) SOLD OUT 

'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
Scape on 'Trimmed in Tendrils' (Mary Baker, 2021, tet)
TRIMMED IN TENDRILS (Mary Baker, 2021, tet) is a lemon yellow, cream, and pink polychrome with a deep green throat edged in toothy tendrils and a rounder form than its sibling TENDRILIZER. Blooms measure 5.75 inches on 34 inch scapes with four-way branching and 28 buds. TRIMMED IN TENDRILS starts blooming in early midseason and continues to bloom over a long period of time. Dormant foliage. It is fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Seedling 1535FS: NEEDLES IN A HAYSTACK X PIRANHA. HELD FOR INCREASE FOR FUTURE INTRODUCTION.