Daylilies forum: Nick Balash Daylily Display - divisions available

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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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Aug 4, 2014 6:31 AM CST
I went to the Leila Arboretum and Garden (Battle Creek, MI) yesterday. They have a collection of some 200 or so daylilies located in the Children's Garden. Interesting display.

After I returned home, I was digging into their website and discovered that they are offering divisions of some of the collection ( they must be thinning it out) for sale at $7.50 for a two fan plant.

Are any of these rare or collectible?
Name: Roxanne Moskal
Near Pittsburgh, PA (Zone 6a)
Aug 4, 2014 8:09 AM CST
That is awesome! I am new at this so I can't answer your question, but I requested availability on a few. Thanks for the link!
Name: Elena
NYC (Zone 7a)
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Aug 4, 2014 6:07 PM CST
I have no idea about rarity but I inquired about a couple of daylilies I really liked. I need to check my local botanical garden to see if they ever sell daylilies. They have some awfully big clumps!
Name: Tina
Where the desert meets the sea (Zone 9b)
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Aug 4, 2014 11:25 PM CST
I've only checked in the ATP database on the cultivars on the first couple of pages (names starting with the letter "A" or "B") but what I see is a nice selection of vintage cultivars that, though they are generally able to be found and are made available through regular daylily nurseries, would represent a great way to support the Arboretum by purchasing through them.

I especially like the color on "Brave One" ...
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