DogsNDaylilies said:The iris forum has a thread for 'goner' irises, which was an interesting way to create a list of (and mourn, if you will) the losses.
It is hard to say with certainty just yet, but I think I only lost one daylily this year...actually, I lost it last fall, likely due to high winds that caused an open crack in the roots, beneath the surface, where bacteria likely got in and slowly destroyed it. It was in terrible shape last November when I moved it to better soil (hoping against hope). The sad part is that it was my absolute FAVORITE one, though, and is the most expensive to replace. My poor...
TITAN OF ICE
I will likely try to get it again because I will miss its giant (near-) white blooms, but I do have pollen and some seedlings out of TITAN OF ICE, so it's possible I may end up with TOI babies that I love even more than TOI. We'll see.
I also lost Calgary Stampede which I never got to see bloom. No idea what killed it unless I planted it too deep and it got root rot. I may have to replace it down the road.