Daylilies forum: Mysterious Minstrel Boy

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caitlinsgarden
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.
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philljm
Sep 1, 2013 5:33 AM CST
Sometimes we never know what a daylily will surprise us with!
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Sep 2, 2013 11:37 AM CST
I love surprises!!
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Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Sep 3, 2013 12:20 PM CST
I agree
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