2015 Members Auction – THE OFFICIAL LIST

OK, I’m breaking my own rules here, but here is the list. This is only the list from Blue Ridge Daylilies, but there will be more plants donated by your fellow members. Those names, photos and details will be included in the presentation at the auction.

ASHEVILLE AFTER DARK

Selman - 2014; 34'' 5.5'' TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 18-20

Selman – 2014; 34” 5.5” TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 18-20

Raspberry rose pink with darker veins and burgundy plum eye over yellow to green throat. Ruffled burgundy plum and white picotee edge. Three to four-way branching with 18 to 20 buds. Hardy, dependable rebloom, fertile both ways and a great parent.

ASHEVILLE MOUNTAINEER

Selman - 2014; 42'' 5'' TET M Re DOR 4 / 20

Selman – 2014; 42” 5” TET M Re DOR 4 / 20

Lavender orchid with purple-orchid eye outlined magenta and ruffled magenta, purple-orchid and white picotee over yellow to green throat. Four-way branching with 20 buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways.

ASHEVILLE PINK LADY

Selman - 2014; 36'' 6'' TET M F DOR 4 / 18+

Selman – 2014; 36” 6” TET M F DOR 4 / 18+

Bubble gum pink with ruffled, yellow gold edge over yellow to green throat. Four-way branching with 18 or more buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and a great parent.  Named for the most famous guest of the Grove Park Inn, the ghost of a lady dressed in a pink flowing gown, who unfortunately fell to her death from a balcony. Countless guests have encountered this kindly spirit, who has roamed the halls for nearly one hundred years.

ASHEVILLE SUMMER JEWEL

Selman - 2014; 38'' 6'' TET M F Re DOR 4 / 24

Selman – 2014; 38” 6” TET M F Re DOR 4 / 24

Ruffled, saturated coral pink with lighter midribs and wire gold edge over yellow to olive green throat. Outstanding color that won’t be mistaken for anything else in the garden! Four-way branching with 24 buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and a great parent.

ASHEVILLE SUNLIT RAINBOW

Selman - 2014; 30'' 6.5-7'' TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 20-22

Selman – 2014; 30” 6.5-7” TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 20-22

Cream yellow with charcoal, lavender blue and magenta watermark eye, matching picotee edge of magenta, lavender blue and cream yellow over yellow to green throat. ASHEVILLE SUNLIT RAINBOW has three to four-way branching and 20 to 22 buds. Very impressive in a clump and never fails to put on a show in the garden. Parent of many toothy seedlings. Very hardy and fertile both ways.

ASHEVILLE TOURIST

Selman - 2012; 32'' 4.75'' TET M SEV 3 / 18+

Selman – 2012; 32” 4.75” TET M SEV 3 / 18+

Candy pink blooms with red veining punctuated with an intense red eye over a yellow to green throat. The matching red edge is enhanced with a contrasting, white partial picotee which extends into the throat. Three-way branching with 18 or more buds and fertile both ways. ASHEVILLE TOURIST is very hardy, stunning in a clump and always beautiful in our zone 6 mountain garden.

ASHEVILLE WHITE WINGED DOVE

Selman - 2014; 27'' 6'' TET M DOR 3-4 / 20-22

Selman – 2014; 27” 6” TET M DOR 3-4 / 20-22

Cream lavender with patterned lavender blue watermark eye outlined magenta and triple picotee edge of magenta, purple and white over a yellow to green throat. The creamy white dove-like pattern seems to appear more often when evening temps are on the cool side. Three to four-way branching with 20 to 22 buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways.

BLUE RIDGE HILLTOPPER

Selman - 2011; 38'' 6'' TET M DOR 4-5 / 32

Selman – 2011; 38” 6” TET M DOR 4-5 / 32

BLUE RIDGE HILLTOPPER has clear, ruffled, wisteria lavender blooms with a clover-shaped lavender blue watermark eye outlined with red violet. The ruffled picotee edge is trimmed with narrow bands of lavender blue and red violet outlined with white. A sibling to BECKY ADAMS and BLESSING IN DISGUISE, this selection has four to five-way branching with 32 buds. Fertile both ways and a great parent.

BRIGHT HAVEN

Hensley - 2010; 31'' 5'' TET ML Re SEV 4 / 24

Hensley – 2010; 31” 5” TET ML Re SEV 4 / 24

Veined rose pink with bright red eye above yellow to green throat.  Matching ruffled edge of red trimmed in gold. 4 way branching with 24 buds and fertile both ways.  Beautiful broad foliage and great plant habits.  (BRIGHT HAVEN has gone dormant in previous years…) Much prettier and brighter than this picture shows.

BUENA FORTUNA

Hensley - 2009; 36'' 6'' TET L DOR 3 / 18

Hensley – 2009; 36” 6” TET L DOR 3 / 18

A warm orange with rose overlay, red veining and a small yellow to olive green throat. BUENA FORTUNA has very wide petals and ruffled edges. A garden favorite with very unusual and distinctive color! A very tall DORMANT with three-way branching with 18 buds.  Fertile both ways.  Buena fortuna means “Good fortune” – And good fortune it was to find this one blooming in the seedling patch.

DIVERGENT

Selman - 2015; 40'' 6'' TET M DOR 3-4 / 18+

Selman – 2015; 40” 6” TET M DOR 3-4 / 18+

The rose-lavender bitone blooms of DIVERGENT have an extremely pleated yellow applique throat with green heart. Early in the season, the sepals tend to flare outwards and they begin to recurve as the weather warms. Three to four-way branching with 18 or more buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways. A sibling to ALIEN CORSAGE and perhaps the most unusual member of the ALIEN DNA family.

DIXIE SALVATION

Selman - 2010; 40'' 6'' TET ML DOR 4 / 22

Selman – 2010; 40” 6” TET ML DOR 4 / 22

Rose pink with darker veining, ruffled gold edge and yellow to green throat. DIXIE SALVATION has tall scapes with four-way branching and 22 buds. Fragrant, fertile both ways and always beautiful in the garden.

DON’T LEAVE EMPTY-HANDED

Selman - 2014; 36'' 5'' TET M Re DOR 4 / 20

Selman – 2014; 36” 5” TET M Re DOR 4 / 20

Ruffled lavender with pink highlights, maroon black eye and matching maroon black picotee over small yellow to green throat. Four-way branching with 20 buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and outstanding in a clump!

FALLING FOR PINK

Selman - 2011; 34'' 5.5'' TET M F DOR 4 / 20

Selman – 2011; 34” 5.5” TET M F DOR 4 / 20

Saturated, fuchsia pink blooms with lighter watermark, small yellow to green throat and pronounced, ruffled white edge. FALLING FOR PINK is the shade of pink one expects to find in tulips and peonies, but seldom finds in daylilies. A dormant beauty with four-way branching and 20 or more buds. Fertile both ways.

HAPPY VALLEY

Selman - 2013; 34'' 6'' TET M SEV 3 / 22

Selman – 2013; 34” 6” TET M SEV 3 / 22

Bright yellow with orange red eye, matching orange red edge and yellow to green throat. HAPPY VALLEY has tall scapes with three-way branching and 22 buds. Dependably hardy and fertile both ways. Always beautiful in the garden.

HONKY TONK BARBIE

Selman - 2015; 30'' 6'' TET EM F DOR 3-4 / 15-18

Selman – 2015; 30” 6” TET EM F DOR 3-4 / 15-18

Dark pink with ruffled, yellow gold edge over yellow to green throat. It has a rose pink halo, lighter midribs and the color darkens near the petal edges. HONKY TONK BARBIE has three to four-way branching with 15 to 18 buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and very popular with garden visitors.

ILLEGAL ALIEN

Selman - 2013; 42'' 6'' TET M DOR 3 / 15-20

Selman – 2013; 42” 6” TET M DOR 3 / 15-20

Raspberry purple with darker veining and ruffled, serrated edges above a distinctive yellow applique throat. ILLEGAL ALIEN has sturdy scapes with three-way branching and 15 to 20 buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways. A real show-off when grown in a clump.

IVORY TITAN

Selman - 2008; 42'' 6.5'' TET M F DOR 4-5 / 18+

Selman – 2008; 42” 6.5” TET M F DOR 4-5 / 18+

Displayed on truly gargantuan scapes, these lightly ruffled ivory blooms have a gold-trimmed edge and yellow to green throat. Conservatively registered as being 42 inches tall, IVORY TITAN actually towers above almost everything else in our garden. As a two year old selected seedling, it had six foot scapes with five-way branching. And yes, I reached over my head to set pods on it! More than one garden visitor has confessed sniffing every daylily in sight until they confirmed this is the one that enticed them from over twenty feet away. Although the least ornate selection from this cross, those awaiting the introduction of IVORY TITAN range from spider lovers to fellow hybridizers tired of bending over to make seeds. IVORY TITAN has four to five-way branching with 18 or more buds and makes a formidable clump. Very hardy, extremely fragrant and fertile both ways.

LIBBY GALLION

Hensley - 2010; 32'' 6'' TET ML F DOR 4 / 24

Hensley – 2010; 32” 6” TET ML F DOR 4 / 24

Fiery orange double with red veins above yellow to green throat. Petals are ruffled with lighter edging. Four-way branching with 24 buds.  Fertile both ways.  I have set pods easily on this plant.  Beautiful dark green foliage on a great DORMANT plant.

LIP SMACK

Selman - 2008; 20'' 6'' TET M DOR 3 / 18-20

Selman – 2008; 20” 6” TET M DOR 3 / 18-20

The bright yellow blooms of LIP SMACK have a bold red eye, matching red edge and small yellow to green throat. It has three-way branching with 18 to 20 buds. Perfect for the front of the border, LIP SMACK is very hardy and fertile both ways. Very showy in the garden.

MEASURE OF HAPPINESS

Selman - 2009; 37'' 5.5'' TET M F DOR 3-4 / 20

Selman – 2009; 37” 5.5” TET M F DOR 3-4 / 20

Cream pink with a wide, darker pink edge on both the petals and sepals. It has an olive green throat and the ruffled petals are trimmed with gold. Three to four-way branching with 20 buds and fertile both ways. Very hardy and an excellent DORMANT “must have” parent for northern edge-no-eye breeding programs. Absolutely beautiful in the garden! Extremely limited.

ONE FOR THE ROAD

Selman - 2014; 38'' 5'' TET M Re SEV to DOR 3-4 / 20

Selman – 2014; 38” 5” TET M Re SEV to DOR 3-4 / 20

Lavender orchid with large purple-orchid eye outlined magenta and ruffled magenta, purple-orchid and white picotee over yellow to green throat. Three to four-way branching with 20 buds. Dependable rebloom, hardy and fertile both ways.

PLUM TUCKERED

Selman - 2010; 36'' 6'' TET EM DOR 3 / 20

Selman – 2010; 36” 6” TET EM DOR 3 / 20

Peach blooms with chevron-shaped plum eye, yellow to green throat and wide plum edge outlined with gold. The slender petals are recurved and the elongated sepals are quite relaxed, which gives the blooms a cascading appearnace. PLUM TUCKERED has three-way branching with 20 buds. A hardy dormant and fertile both ways. Will not be mistaken for anything else in the garden.

RASCAL FRINGE

Selman - 2011; 37'' 6'' TET M F Re SEV 3-4 / 25

Selman – 2011; 37” 6” TET M F Re SEV 3-4 / 25

Peach pink blend with gold to green throat, lighter midribs and ruffled, gold-fringed edge. A sibling to PETTICOAT GOVERNMENT with three to four-way branching and 25 buds. Dependable rebloom in the north and fertile both ways.

REINDEER ANTLERS

Hensley - 2009; 42'' 5.75'' TET L F Re SEV 4-5 / 28

Hensley – 2009; 42” 5.75” TET L F Re SEV 4-5 / 28

Intense, sunfast, bright red with a blue cast and triangular yellow to green throat. The veined petals are ruffled and sometimes twist and quill, depending on the weather. The scapes are quite tall and branched like a trophy antler – hence the name.  REINDEER ANTLERS was pictured in the 2006 Hemalina as seedling #199. Four to five-way branching with 28 buds.  Fertile both ways, but pods are difficult.  Vigorous with an extremely long season of bloom.

RIVER OF DENIAL

Selman - 2012; 38'' 6.5'' TET M SEV to DOR 3-4 / 15-22

Selman – 2012; 38” 6.5” TET M SEV to DOR 3-4 / 15-22

Beautifully ruffled, saturated violet blooms with a violet-blue watermark and violet-blue picotee over a white to yellow-green throat. RIVER OF DENIAL has very tall, sturdy scapes with 3 to 4-way branching and 18 to 22 buds. A full sibling to BECKY ADAMS and BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. Easily fertile both ways, a great parent and very popular with garden visitors!

SCHIAPARELLI PINK

Selman - 2014; 34'' 6'' TET M F DOR 3-4 / 22

Selman – 2014; 34” 6” TET M F DOR 3-4 / 22

Fuchsia rose pink with small, triangular, lighter pink watermark and ruffled gold edge over small yellow to green throat. SCHIAPARELLI PINK has 34 inch scapes with three to four-way branching and 22 well-placed buds. A lovely shade of pink unlike anything else in the garden. Very hardy and fertile both ways.

TANYA LaCORTE

Selman - 2014; 33'' 5'' TET M DOR 4-5 / 26

Selman – 2014; 33” 5” TET M DOR 4-5 / 26

Ruffled peach with bold cranberry eye and matching cranberry picotee over small yellow to green throat. TANYA LaCORTE has sturdy scapes with four to five-way branching and 26 well-spaced buds. Very impressive in a clump and never fails to put on a show in the garden. Very hardy and fertile both ways.

WAYFARING STRANGER

Selman - 2015; 38'' 6'' TET M SEV 3-4 / 18-20

Selman – 2015; 38” 6” TET M SEV 3-4 / 18-20

The mulberry purple blooms of WAYFARING STRANGER have a creamy lavender blue watermark surrounding the large yellow to green throat. The tightly ruffled edges have a cream white picotee. WAYFARING STRANGER has very tall, sturdy scapes with three to four-way branching and 18 to 20 buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways. This one will not be overlooked in the garden.

WHEN YOU GET TO ASHEVILLE

Selman - 2014; 38'' 6'' TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 18-20

Selman – 2014; 38” 6” TET M Re DOR 3-4 / 18-20

Ruffled rose pink with darker rose pink eye and matching picotee over yellow to green throat. WHEN YOU GET TO ASHEVILLE is pretty enough to sing about with three to four-way branching and 18 to 20 buds. Dependable rebloom, hardy and fertile both ways.

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