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. Limited. $150 (two fans)

'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. Very limited. $100 (two fans)

'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 FUTURE INTRODUCTION.

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. $80 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'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. $35 (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. Limited. $35 (two fans)
'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. $35 (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. Limited. $80 (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 $35 (two fans)

E-H 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 E - H:
'Erin Eileen' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
ERIN EILEEN (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a ruffled, flat 5.25 inch pale apricot ivory with yellow to olive green throat, wire gold edge, and heavy, waxy substance. Scape height is 29 inches with three-way branching and 17 buds. This early midseason bloomer has evergreen foliage. Flowers always open well with round and perfect form. Easily pod fertile and pollen looks good. Proven a hardy performer in Bismarck, North Dakota and at Kathy & Mike Lamb's Loon Song Gardens in Champlin, Minnesota. Sibling of McCOOL JUNCTION. Parents are SIBERIAN SUMMER X KEY LIME SPECIAL. $35 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Fargo' (Oscie Whatley/Mary Baker, 2009, tet)
'Fargo' (Oscie Whatley/Mary Baker, 2009, tet)
Scapes on 'Fargo' (Oscie Whatley/Mary Baker, 2009, tet)
FARGO (Oscie Whatley/Mary Baker, 2009, tet) is a diamond-dusted very near white self with large green throat. Blooms measure 4.5 inches on average, but would be much larger if segments didn't recurve. The 30 inch scapes feature four-way branching with 32 buds. This early midseason bloomer was a gift from my mentor, Oscie Whatley, to use with my near-white hybridizing program. Dormant foliage. Easy pods and pollen fertile. Pod parent of BRYCE FARNSWORTH, HILLSDALE AVENUE, and TRIPPING THROUGH TEKAMAH; grandparent of BISON BLIZZARD; and a beautiful daylily in its own right. Limited. $45 (two fans)

'Handmaidens of Havoc' (Mary Baker, 2005, dip)
HANDMAIDENS OF HAVOC (Mary Baker, 2005, dip) is a round and recurved pale peach melon with large plum purple eye and picotee edge. An emerald green throat sets off the 3 inch blooms. Scape height is 21 inches with three-way branching and 12 buds. Midseason bloomer with semi-evergreen foliage. Parents are (SILOAM VIRGINIA HENSON × CHORUS LINE) X BELLE ISLE EYE. Limited. $25 (two fans)

'Hillsdale Avenue' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)--the typical look
'Hillsdale Avenue' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)--under certain weather conditions, segment color becomes pale pink and a pencil eye displays
HILLSDALE AVENUE (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a flat diamond-dusted near white with yellow to green throat and occasional pale pencil eye that becomes more pronounced in certain weather conditions. The ruffled 3.75 inch blooms are trimmed with a wire gold edge. This early midseason bloomer has dormant foliage. Scapes are 28 inches tall with 22 buds and three-way branching. Sibling of the larger-flowered BRYCE FARNSWORTH. Named for a street in Omaha. Parents are FARGO X ALICIA ROSE KISSED. $35 (two fans) SOLD OUT

I-L 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 I - L:
'Isaiah James' (Nan Wilkerson/Mary Baker, 2016, tet)
ISAIAH JAMES (Nan Wilkerson/Mary Baker, 2016, tet) is a clear dark purple with a large bright green throat and evergreen foliage. Blooms measure 8 inches on 36 inch scapes with four-way branching and 20 buds. Unusual form cascade. Flowers are quite sunfast and have good rain resistance. This midseason bloomer easily sets pods and is also pollen fertile. Pod parent of Nan Wilkerson's lovely JUMPING JACK FLASH. Nan Wilkerson seedling 0332: CAMEROON NIGHT X IGOR. Limited. $50 (two fans)

'Joseph Christopher' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
'Joseph Christopher' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
Rebloom on 'Joseph Christopher' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
JOSEPH CHRISTOPHER (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is a graceful yellow pink cream polychrome with a green throat and semi-evergreen foliage. Ruffled flowers measure 6 inches on 33 inch scapes with four-way branching and 24 buds. This midseason bloomer reliably reblooms here, and passes rebloom traits to its kids. Fertile both ways and parent of beautiful seedlings (at least one will be a future registration). Parents are TECHNY SPIDER X FERENGI GOLD. Proven hardy in Bismarck, North Dakota and in Champlin, Minnesota. $35 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Kaitlin Eileen' (Mary Baker, 2013, tet)
KAITLIN EILEEN (Mary Baker, 2013, tet) is pink with a green throat and a bubbly gold edge with some small teeth. Four-way branched scapes are 30 inches tall with 6.5 inch blooms. Bud count is 18. This early midseason bloomer often reblooms. Foliage is semi-evergreen. Fertile both ways and producing nice seedlings. Named for my beautiful and vivacious niece Katie. Parents are IT'S A MIRACLE X EARLY SNOW. $35 (two fans) SOLD OUT

'Leslie Erickson' (Mary Baker, 2003, tet)
Leslie Erickson
LESLIE ERICKSON (Mary Baker, 2003, tet) is a ruffled bright 5.5 inch lemon yellow with a bright green throat. Scapes are 30 inches tall with three-way branching and 19 buds. This midseason bloomer has semi-evergreen foliage and blooms for a long time, adding a bright accent to the midseason-late garden. Named for my good friend Leslie, the now-retired "Viking Stylist." Parents are FERENGI GOLD X DRAGON KING. Limited. $25 (two fans)

'Lit from Within' (Karol Emmerich/Mary Baker, 2016, tet)
The eye on 'Lit from Within' (Karol Emmerich/Mary Baker, 2016, tet) becomes smaller and almost an applique when temperatures reach the mid 90s (F)
LIT FROM WITHIN (Karol Emmerich/Mary Baker, 2016, tet) is a ruffled pink with a large yellow to green throat and a bubbly yellow edge. Semi-evergreen foliage. Flowers measure 6 inches on 28 inch scapes with two to three-way branching and 10 to 18 buds. This midseason bloomer starts to open around 5 p.m. and is still pristine and lovely at 9 p.m. the following evening. Produces many scapes for a long period of bloom. It is not an unusual form, but often petals pinch and sepals gracefully cascade. Pollen parent of my DRIVING THROUGH DES MOINES. Fertile both ways and occasionally sets bee pods, although setting pods is sometimes a bit challenging. Karol Emmerich seedling 30102: REASON FOR TREASON X {(CREATION OF CLASS x ED BROWN) x ROCK OF SALVATION}. $50 (two fans) SOLD OUT