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 on May 1.

Our 2022 daylily introductions were lined out as nice single fans during midsummer 2021. You will get any increase.

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. $100 (single fan) SOLD OUT for 2022, very limited for 2023


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 on May 1.

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.

2020 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 on May 1.

2020 Daylily Registrations:
'Bison Blizzard' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
'Bison Blizzard' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
BISON BLIZZARD (Mary Baker, 2020, tet) is a near white with heavy substance and a large vibrant green throat. Sepal edges are sometimes tinged pink. Blooms measure 6 to 7 inches on 33 inch scapes with four- to five-way branching and 15 to 19 buds. Well-spaced flowers begin blooming in midseason and display beautifully without crowding. Dormant foliage. Grows vigorously in our zone 5b garden, earning designation as a "Bison" series daylily. Fertile both ways and sets pods easily. Seedling 1565: SPARKLING SNOW X TRIPPING THROUGH TEKAMAH. $100 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Elephant in the Room' (Mary Baker, 2019, tet)
'Elephant in the Room' (Mary Baker, 2019, tet)
ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM (Mary Baker, 2019, tet) is a dramatic near white with a feathered dark purple eye and matching dark purple picotee edge over a large green throat. Flowers measure 7 inches on 33 inch scapes with two- to three-way branching and 14 buds. Begins blooming in early season and continues to bloom through midseason. Evergreen foliage. Hardy and vigorous in our zone 5b Nebraska garden. Sets pods easily and is pollen fertile. Sometimes forms proliferations on the lower portion of the bloom scapes to make baby Elephants in the Room. Seedling WAITGXWOJ: ALIENS IN THE GARDEN X WAVES OF JOY. $125 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Fractured Heart' (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
FRACTURED HEART (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2020, tet) is an exquisite and unique bright red on the pink side over a distinctive throat with brilliant green center. Throat transitions into narrow darts as it spills onto the petals and sepals. Segments have a corduroy texture. Flowers measure 5.5 inches on 30 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. FRACTURED HEART begins blooming in early midseason and continues to bloom over a long period of time. Semi-evergreen foliage. Hardy and grows well in our zone 5b Nebraska garden. I was quite taken with FRACTURED HEART when I first saw it as a seedling during a visit to Daylily World in Sanford, Florida the year before David and Mort moved to Kentucky. David generously gave it to me and it is registered with his permission (thank you, David!). No pods; pollen takes persistence and is challenging to use. David Kirchhoff seedling R119 XR16AVVR PN515ROCCMSAR: (UNIVERSAL SOLDIER x seedling) X seedling. $90 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Mary Barbara' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
'Mary Barbara' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
'Mary Barbara' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
'Mary Barbara' (Mary Baker, 2020, tet)
My mom, the late Mary Barbara Middleton Kubat
MARY BARBARA (Mary Baker, 2020, tet) is a bright lemon yellow with an etched, veined, feathered, and notched red eye that darkens at the outer edge. Throat is large and brilliant green. Blooms measure 8 to 9 inches on 32 inch scapes with three-way branching and 17 to 24 buds. Unusual form cascade. Begins blooming in early season and continues to bloom through midseason. Looks like a work of art and is very fragrant. Semi-evergreen foliage. My late mother chose this as her namesake shortly before her death. Hardy and grows well in our zone 5b Nebraska garden. Pollen fertile. I have not yet tried to set pods. This just might be my very best daylily. Seedling 1519: DRAGON NATION X BUSY BEING FABULOUS. HELD FOR INCREASE FOR INTRODUCTION IN SPRING 2023.

A-B Previous 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 on May 1.

Previous Daylily Registrations A - B:
'Bison Lemonade' (Mary Baker, 2018, tet)
BISON LEMONADE (Mary Baker, 2018, tet) is a diamond-dusted lemon yellow unusual form crispate with dark green throat. Petals pinch, sepals curl. Flowers measure 6 inches on 28 inch scapes with four-way branching and 27 buds. Midseason to midseason late blooms. Dormant foliage. Reblooms each year just like its pod parent, the full-formed PICASSO'S DREAM. Color and green throat are evidence BUTTER CREAM is a grandparent. BISON LEMONADE is from a bee pod on PICASSO'S DREAM. PICASSO'S DREAM is surrounded by unusual form daylilies, so the pollen parent is most likely a neighboring UF. What a clever bee! Pod fertile, pollen looks good. Seedling PDXU: PICASSO'S DREAM X Unknown. Limited. $75 (two fans) 

'Bryce Farnsworth' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Bryce Farnsworth' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
My friend, the late Bryce Farnsworth; pic courtesy of Debbie Monbeck
BRYCE FARNSWORTH (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a ruffled and diamond-dusted 5 inch near white with green throat and wire gold edge. Scapes are 35 inches tall with four-way branching and 29 buds. This early midseason bloomer with semi-evergreen foliage is named for my late friend Bryce Farnsworth, liaison for the AHS historic and modern daylily display gardens at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Proven hardy and vigorous at NDSU in Fargo; in Champlin, Minnesota; and in Bismarck, North Dakota. Sets pods easily and has powerful pollen. Sibling of HILLSDALE AVENUE. Parents are FARGO X ALICIA ROSE KISSED. $30 (two fans)

C-D Previous 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 on May 1.

Previous Daylily Registrations C - D:
'Caleb Joseph' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
CALEB JOSEPH (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a velvety clear dark red with a green throat and partial wire cream edge. This early midseason bloomer has 5 inch blooms on 30 inch scapes with three-way branching and 17 buds. Good sun resistance. Evergreen foliage. An outstanding hardy performer at Kathy & Mike Lamb's Loon Song Gardens in Champlin, Minnesota and elsewhere throughout the north. Pod and pollen fertile. Parents are BRITISH REDCOAT X FUNNY VALENTINE. $30 (two fans) SOLD OUT
'Daniel Gerard' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Daniel Gerard' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
DANIEL GERARD (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a ruffled burgundy unusual form cascade with a large bright green throat. This early midseason bloomer has 6.5 inch blooms on 34 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. Good sun resistance. Semi-evergreen foliage. Parents are {ASSYRIAN CHARIOT x (ROCKETEER × (LEONARD BERNSTEIN × COUNCIL OF ELDERS))} X WAITING IN THE WINGS. Limited. $30 (two fans)

'David's Gift' (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2018, tet)
'David's Gift' (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2018, tet)
'David's Gift' (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2018, tet)
DAVID'S GIFT (David Kirchhoff/Mary Baker, 2018, tet) is a round ruffled red with a yellow to green throat. Form is consistently perfect, and substance is heavy like plastic. The slightly recurved blooms have very good sun resistance. Flowers measure 4.5 inches on 29 inch scapes with three-way branching and 15 buds. Early to early midseason blooms. Evergreen foliage. Pollen parent of my SEAN MICHAEL. DAVID'S GIFT is one of two daylilies my friend David Kirchhoff generously gave me the year before he moved from Sanford, Florida to Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Powerful pollen, no pods for me so far. David Kirchhoff seedling RRT: Unknown X Unknown. $75 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Driving through Des Moines' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Driving through Des Moines' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Driving through Des Moines' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Driving through Des Moines' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Driving through Des Moines' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
DRIVING THOUGH DES MOINES (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a mischievous, fun daylily that features diamond-dusted 6.5 inch pale orchid pink blooms with a large yellow to green throat. The 35 inch scapes have three-way branching and 20 buds. Unusual form crispate with curling sepals. Segments have lots of motion resulting in various playful looks, hence the name (like driving on the Interstate through Des Moines, with all its twists and turns). Color shading varies depending on the weather. Evergreen foliage. Pod fertile. Parents are COOL MORNING MIST X LIT FROM WITHIN. Limited $30 (two fans)