Daylilies forum: Bagged mystery Daylilies

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Name: aka Annie
WA-rural 8a to (Zone 7b)
Sep 20, 2020 10:55 PM CST
I bought a grab bag of 10 dayliles for $10 just to see if they would suppress grass around several trees. When 3 of them bloomed late they were gorgeous but I missed photographing them. Weeks later I was in Lowes and fell in love with a Proven Winners Daylily that I wanted for my front flower beds. Imagine my surprise when I was walking by my grab bag dayliy and it turned out to be the same one from Proven Winners! I suspect Proven Winners was gearing up for a big gardening season, with the Covid, they must have decide it wasn't going to be good and sold them off cheaply. Crazy year! (I think 3 others were Blue Eyes and 4 had the scapes eaten by rabbits)

Now that I have found rebloomers and named varieties aren't that expensive, I have order more than just for grass never know what hooks people into plants!
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
"Have no patience for bare ground"
Sep 20, 2020 11:42 PM CST
Annie Welcome! You have ventured into the land of no return. Most daylilies are inexpensive. A great source is the classified here. Please share some pictures when you get a chance.
"Life as short as it is, is amazing, isn't it. MichaelBurton
"Be your best you". "Mikedon" on the LA.
Name: Robin
Southern Michigan (Zone 6a)
Region: Michigan Seller of Garden Stuff Seed Starter Cat Lover Daylilies Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Sep 25, 2020 8:44 AM CST
Welcome! Annie, I'm glad to see you and hear from you. I hope to hear and see more from you and your new addiction!
God blessed me with dirt.
('Mipii' on The LA)
Name: Roger & Karen
Birmingham, Al (Zone 7a)
Daylilies Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Alabama Butterflies Enjoys or suffers hot summers Seed Starter
Hummingbirder Critters Allowed
Sep 25, 2020 5:54 PM CST
Welcome! to our group of daylily addicts
Every home needs a daylily, and every daylily needs a home.
Name: Zoia Bologovsky
Stoneham MA (Zone 6a)
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover Butterflies Birds Region: Massachusetts Bee Lover
Oct 3, 2020 4:37 PM CST
I agree Welcome! You're going to love it! You really only have to spend what you want to... Thumbs up Rolling on the floor laughing
Missouri (Zone 6a)
Oct 4, 2020 3:20 AM CST
Just to clarify, there is no such thing as a 'proven winners' daylily. They take old varieties of daylilies, put their label on them that says "proven winners' to make people think it is exclusively 'theirs' and you can't buy it elsewhere. Ruby Spider for example is an older variety. And it's great! It is offered by PW as part of their Rainbow Rhythm Series, but not 'theirs'. Most of their other plants are patented by them and you can not buy that variety elsewhere without that brand attached to it. But not the same with the dayliles they offer.
Name: Ronny
Belgium (Zone 8a)
Cat Lover Region: Europe Region: Belgium Daylilies
Oct 4, 2020 4:08 AM CST

Welcome Annie !

"Annie Welcome! You have ventured into the land of no return."

Well stated Mike, I would say we are going deeper and deeper into the swamp. Rolling on the floor laughing

My garden is an empire built on compost.
Name: Pat
McLean, VA (Zone 6b)
Oct 12, 2020 6:33 AM CST
Just as long as you're well and truly hooked ..... Welcome addict!

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