Comment concerning Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Frost Avenue'): More on the deep genealogy of Frost Avenue

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As a comment about Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Frost Avenue'), mbouman wrote:

FROST AVENUE represents a weave of human connections between an East Texas fellow in St. Louis (Oscie Whatley), and the best of Durio, Spalding, Monette, and Jim McKinney (a friend), along with his friend Van Sellers in North Carolina. Going back through Oscie's garden notebooks, I reconstructed the parentage as far back as I could:

The parents were 3011 X (T) 2622, which was a conversion of a Whatley seedling. Those parents break out to:

("Pink" x (? x My Belle)) X (((Spalding violet seedling "S.V." x Iron Gate Ice Berg) x Little Infant) x McKinney seedling WH1)

Oscie obtained the cast-off Spalding violet seedling in the Spalding garden. He exchanged plants with Jim McKinney in the 1970s. McKinney passed away in 1979. Oscie seems to have received some of McKinney's last seeds and germinated them in St. Louis. WH1 was used extensively, as was the Spalding violet seedling. I think Oscie had a strong fellow-feeling for McKinney, as he made a drawing from a photograph of McKinney hybridizing a daylily, and put that drawing on the cover of his price list in 1998, a touching memento of a friendship twenty years after it ended.
Name: Michael Bouman
St. Peters, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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mbouman
Apr 25, 2012 4:20 PM CST
Frost Avenue is seedling 3610 according to AHS records.
3610 = 3011 X T2622. 3011 would have been tet, but I found no record of its conversion. The (undocumented) conversion could have happened a generation earlier, as this line originates in diploids.

3011 = "Pink" X 2214
2214 = Unk X My Belle

If 2214 was converted, then the pink mate would have been tet. Otherwise, if 3011 was converted, the "pink" mate was dip. I think "pink" in the notebook means "I don't remember other than I took 2214 to several pinks in the garden."

2622 = 2020 X WH1 (a seedling Oscie selected from the last seed crop of his friend, Jim McKinney, who died in 1979.)
2020 = 1611 X Little Infant
1611 = "S.V." (Spalding violet seedling) X either Iron Gate Glacier OR Iron Gate Ice Berg. Oscie's key for IGIB said it could also mean Iron Gate Glacier.

Oscie referred to Frost Avenue as "a dream-maker in the garden."

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