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Guff

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #75 on: September 28, 2023, 08:33:46 PM »
So you paid by paypal? They will refund you for fraud. Contact paypal and let them know. They will look into it. esp when your item was shipped from China, when the web site says USA

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #76 on: September 30, 2023, 06:30:30 PM »
Wasn't going to buy anymore seeds, bid $5 on this, and no one else bid.

Stenciled Infusion x Spacecoast Rave Reflections

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #77 on: October 05, 2023, 05:42:47 PM »
Have six seedlings of the Blue Jean Cutoffs x Every Knee Shall Bow. Other two seeds have been in the fridge for almost a week, will try again tomorrow.


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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #78 on: October 09, 2023, 01:59:07 AM »
Have decided that I won't be using any Miracle Gro when I pot these up. It's too hot{pellet ferts} and stay too wet, even with the added leaf compost and sand. Will be using screened leaf compsot and sand mixed in, probably 6 parts to 1 parts or 10 to 1. (compost-sand)

Have tried the 6-1 with the Blue Jean Cutoffs x Every Knee Shall Bow seedlings and they are growing great so far.




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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #79 on: October 18, 2023, 10:49:06 PM »
Picked up another cross. These both have Tet Lavender Blue Baby in their back ground. May have a chance at something with a blue eye. Plan is to cross the best seedlings to my blue eyed daylily.

Oh course I had to bid again against , you know who..... Back story, I bid on this same exact cross a couple weeks ago against you know who(opposite way cross). On that one, I had bid to $31 and let them have it, (was way over my $3 per seed limit}. Anyways I won this time for $13.75...........

DISCERNING HEART x PINEWOOD SERVANT KING



PINEWOOD SERVANT KING
https://www.pinewooddaylilies.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Pinewood-Servant-King3.jpg
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DISCERNING HEART
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http://springwoodgardens.com/intros21/DISCERNING%20HEART.html
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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #80 on: October 19, 2023, 03:23:04 PM »
About 2 months old. Need to pot these up soon, maybe this weekend.






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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #81 on: November 05, 2023, 12:43:11 AM »
Making some progress, potted up some of the seedlings.



DISCERNING HEART x PINEWOOD SERVANT KING seeds came last Saturday, been in the fridge. Might start them tomorrow. Bonus seed looks like an amazing cross, three seeds.

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #82 on: November 05, 2023, 10:10:45 PM »
Are the seeds from an on line auction only or can they be sourced from the breeder?
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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #83 on: November 05, 2023, 10:27:15 PM »
Not sure what you mean?

I think the poeple that sell their seeds on the Lily Auction, either don't have the room to grow out the seeds they made, or they sell the seeds to buy new release Daylilies with the money from seed sales. Then repeat, cycle year after year.

Easy way to go, to make $$ and no digging, planting and waiting to see them flower.

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #84 on: November 05, 2023, 10:58:55 PM »
Just an example.

Say you invested in two daylilies that were $200 each=$400 invested

Say you do both way cross, and get 10 pods to set on each plants scape. Assuming each plant had only one scape, that would be 20 seed pods from the two daylilies.. 5-10 seeds on average in each pod, that would be 100-200 seeds,. Say it's a crazy cross and people will pay whatever $5-$10-$50+ per seed?

Sell all your seeds at just $5 per seed thats $500-$1000
Payed for your $400 investment and have $$ to reinvest.

Should add, you could get zero pods to set. It's a gamble......
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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #85 on: November 06, 2023, 06:26:56 PM »
What I was asking was for a reputable US seller of modern day lily seed, not from an auction site.

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #86 on: November 07, 2023, 06:41:03 PM »
Don't know.

I think the Lily Auction is best in my opinion, depending on how much you want to pay per seed. You can sometimes pick up a win for just a $5 bid, there are also some with buy it now price, so no outbidding another person. You may have a hard time finding a seller to send the seeds to you. Most are USA and Canada only, but there are a few sellers that send to other countries.

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #87 on: November 10, 2023, 11:53:27 PM »
Jeff,

I don't know of a seed source; but Gilbert Wilde sells Daylily plants at very reasonable prices.
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Oregon- where Dallas is NNW of Phoenix

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #88 on: November 11, 2023, 10:52:53 PM »
Marc
Thanks will follow up, not sure if it is to late for seeds this year.
Jeff

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Re: Growing Daylilies from Seed
« Reply #89 on: November 13, 2023, 10:01:00 PM »
DISCERNING HEART x PINEWOOD SERVANT KING and DISCERNING HEART X Zombie Warrior all germinated and are in cups. Last of the seeds that I can start, no more room once I pot up all the solo cups.

My crosses will have to wait until June to start. Plan with those is to grow them under lights until Mid August and plant out. Three months under lights, they will be plenty big enough.






 


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