Daylilies forum: Dalily Species Question

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ericbakuladavis
Sep 16, 2015 12:11 PM CST
Hi Everyone,

I am in the process of getting a phytosanitary certificate from the USDA which will give me permission to ship some daylilies to my Uncle in Japan. The variety being shipped is Barney ( Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Barney') ).

The USDA requires that a genus and a species be listed. I emailed the hybridizer for a clue about the species but haven't received a reply. Does anyone have a good guess? Is it likely a mix of species? Thanks for your help.

Eric
Cambria, CA
Name: Maurice
Grey County, Ontario (Zone 4b)
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admmad
Sep 16, 2015 3:30 PM CST
Since they are interspecific hybrids created originally in the last century the best you could do is state either Hemerocallis sp. or Hemerocallis fulva hybrid.

The most recent phytosanitary certificate that I received with plants from the US, dated 2014, listed the Botanical Name of Plants as Hemerocallis sp.
Maurice
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ericbakuladavis
Sep 17, 2015 10:22 AM CST
Thanks, Maurice!

With your help, I went forward with the electronic application for a phyto certificate, and "Hemerocallis sp." came up as the only option for hemerocallis. So I think that'll do.
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Name: Maurice
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admmad
Sep 17, 2015 12:01 PM CST
You are welcome.
Maurice

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