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Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Feb 17, 2019 6:01 PM CST
2008 Dan Bachman Seedling

Photo I took of a Dan Bachman daylily seedling in July 2008 at his property

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Name: Casey
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greenappleagnes
Feb 17, 2019 8:20 PM CST
So pretty Marilyn!!
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crawgarden
Feb 17, 2019 8:33 PM CST
Beautiful banner Marilyn!
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Legalily
Feb 17, 2019 10:10 PM CST
Gorgeous banner Marilyn Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
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tx_flower_child
Feb 18, 2019 12:10 AM CST
Very nice composition!
Name: Dana P
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bloominholes2fill
Feb 18, 2019 12:47 AM CST
Gorgeous banner, Marilyn! I tip my hat to you. Lovey dubby
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cocoajuno
Feb 18, 2019 4:39 AM CST
Beautiful!!!
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Name: Leon
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TBGDN
Feb 18, 2019 7:40 AM CST
I like the way sunlight highlights the yellow and red shades of the blooms. This enhances the natural beauty of this banner! Thumbs up
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Name: Stan
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GaNinFl
Feb 18, 2019 9:07 AM CST
Very nice banner, Marilyn. Thumbs up Thumbs up
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Name: Cal McGaugh
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EscondidoCal
Feb 18, 2019 5:49 PM CST
TBGDN said:I like the way sunlight highlights the yellow and red shades of the blooms. This enhances the natural beauty of this banner! Thumbs up

I agree with Leon, and everyone else. Thumbs up

That's a seedling!!?? Amazing. Smiling

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Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Feb 18, 2019 8:42 PM CST
I wasn't on our desktop computer yesterday and didn't know it was posted last night.

Thank you @tx_flower_child for the acorn.

Thank you @greenappleagnes, @crawgarden, @Legalily, @tx_flower_child, @bloominholes2fill, @cocoajuno, @TBGDN, @GaNinFl and @EscondidoCal for all your very nice comments.

Thank you @bloominholes2fill, @bootandall, @Char, @Fleur569, @GaNinFl, @greenappleagnes, @greene, @IrisLilli, @Legalily, @Lily_Lover, @pardalinum, @pepper23, @plantmanager, @TBGDN, @tx_flower_child, @vic and @Whitebeard for all your thumbsup.

Dan and Jackie Bachman, home of the Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. In early July, they have an open house of their daylilies where people can view their daylilies and buy daylilies (their own and/or others). Dan digs the fans up while you're there. Sometimes the daylilies are blooming with flowers. I always take a cardboard box and/or plastic grocery bags to haul the fans home (some have a little bit of soil still on the roots even though Dan shakes most of the soil off). http://www.thevalleyofthedayli...

I was last up there in July 2008 (it's an hour each way from my home to theirs) and took some pics of some of his seedlings, since I liked how they looked. Because I've had MS (Multiple Sclerosis), since Dec. 1998, I get hot very easily and July is usually too hot for me to walk the grounds and look at their daylilies.

Here are some pics of the one I made the banner from. Some are of the same shot, only cropped for a zoomed in view. The first pic is the one I made the banner with, but turned it around for the banner. All taken July 10, 2008 around 10 AM.


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I'm happy everyone liked my banner.

If you intend to go in July, check their website (shown above) for the current dates and times.

I don't know if Dan ever registered that seedling or if he even still has it or not, but it was one of his seedlings that caught me eye that day.

Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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Name: Casey
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
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greenappleagnes
Feb 18, 2019 8:49 PM CST
Beautiful Marilyn! Thank you for sharing the pics, link and story. Hurray!
Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Daylilies Bee Lover Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hibiscus Irises Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Legalily
Feb 18, 2019 9:15 PM CST
Beautiful Hurray!
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Name: Dana P
Canton, OH (Zone 6a)
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bloominholes2fill
Feb 18, 2019 9:18 PM CST
Beautiful, Cal! I tip my hat to you. Lovey dubby
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Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the Best Medicine!
Region: United States of America Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Salvias Charter ATP Member Birds
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Marilyn
Feb 19, 2019 7:40 PM CST
@EscondidoCal

Thank you for the acorn for the pics I posted above.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the Best Medicine!
Region: United States of America Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Salvias Charter ATP Member Birds
Region: Kentucky Forum moderator Butterflies Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Container Gardener Bee Lover
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Marilyn
Feb 19, 2019 7:42 PM CST
Thank you @cocoajuno, @greenappleagnes, @greene, @IrisLilli, @Legalily, @pepper23 and @plantmanager for the thumbsup for the pics I posted above.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Laughter is the Best Medicine!
Region: United States of America Rabbit Keeper Hummingbirder Salvias Charter ATP Member Birds
Region: Kentucky Forum moderator Butterflies Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Container Gardener Bee Lover
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Marilyn
Feb 19, 2019 9:03 PM CST
Thank you @tx_flower_child for the thumbsup for the pics I posted above.
Welcome to the Agastache and Salvias Forum!

Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


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