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McGregor IA (Zone 4b)
Sep 1, 2013 4:14 AM CST
|I have had Minstrel Boy for at least 15 years and it is still in the same place and not blooming much anymore. So last year I dug a couple clumps from the outside of the plant (and promised to divide the whole plant soon!) Minstrel Boy is a very dark purple in my garden, so the flower from the removed clump that bloomed this year (beginning last week) was a real surprise! It is much lighter, more of a Lavender Rose, has a Munson-like watermark and a bright yellow/chartreuse throat! Probably a bee pod seed that grew right outside the original plant is my guess. It isn't spectacular, but if it blooms this late next year that would make it a keeper.|
Sep 1, 2013 5:33 AM CST
|Sometimes we never know what a daylily will surprise us with!|
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
There's a place of quiet rest !
Sep 2, 2013 11:37 AM CST
|I love surprises!!
"Life as short as it is, is amazing isn't it ?" Michael Burton
"Be your best you".
Sep 3, 2013 12:20 PM CST
It’s okay to not know all the answers.
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