Daylilies forum→Plant breeders rights?

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Name: Dave
Southern wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Region: Wisconsin Hummingbirder Birds Irises Peonies Bulbs
Seed Starter Pollen collector Plant and/or Seed Trader Hybridizer Daylilies Garden Photography
Oct 11, 2019 10:25 AM CST
So I haven't done any hybridizing with daylilies, but I know a lot of people on here do, including some of the well known hybridizers.

In the lilium world, some breeders put rights attached to their plant material that they get royalties if you use their material, or you strictly can't use it at all if you plan to sell the material.

Is that the same scenario with daylilies and breeders rights? Just wanted to know before I consider doing anything of that nature.
Name: Dave
Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI
Daylilies Region: Texas Hostas Irises Region: Michigan Hybridizer
Garden Photography Butterflies
Oct 11, 2019 12:16 PM CST
A very few, notably Dr. Apps, have patented some daylilies [plant patents]. Most do not.
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Name: Terry
Ohio (Zone 6a)
Dog Lover Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Enjoys or suffers cold winters Winter Sowing Garden Procrastinator
Cat Lover Gardens in Buckets Container Gardener Tomato Heads Region: Ohio Plant and/or Seed Trader
Oct 11, 2019 2:05 PM CST
I have always loved the attitude of the daylily hybridizers! I belong to several Facebook daylily groups where I'll read conversations between very successfull hybridizers posting photos of crosses and the creators of a parent plant congratulating them, or complimenting them on the color or other qualities of the new cross. No one ever seems to get jealous or possessive of their creations, and for the most part they all seem to get along extremely well.

It's an attitude that we need more of in our everyday lives!
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