Daylilies forum: ROSE F. KENNEDY - fertility?

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Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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Nov 24, 2012 10:12 PM CST
iS RFK pod fertile,and is it easy to work with?
Name: Trudy
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
Daylilies Amaryllis Orchids
Nov 24, 2012 10:50 PM CST
I never crossed anything, but at my daylily society meeting another hybridizer brought dozens of packages of seeds of Rose F Kennedy crossed by unknown. He had lost tags of what the other parent was. I think that means it is pod fertile and must be very easy to work with because he gave away about 15 little bags of seeds. I got 7 of them. Lovey dubby These will be my first seeds to grow.

The son of this man was 11 years old and makes his own was amusing when the son, who was presenting his crosses,said "My Dad crosses everything with Rose F Kennedy...and the father nodded yes...and everybody laughed.
If I had but two loaves of bread, I would sell one to buy flowers, for they would feed my Soul.--The Koran
Name: Michele
Cantonment, FL zone 8b
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Nov 25, 2012 8:12 AM CST
There has been plenty of seeds sold on the auction with RFK as the pod parent so it must be pretty easy. Mine was new this year so I only set a couple on it and didn't try anymore.

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