Prairie Elevator (2019)

Introducing Prairie Elevator, at almost 4 feet it is a hardy daylily with 25 buds on 5-way branching. The cream yellow petals with a tangerine eye are lightly diamond dusted. The nocturnal blooms open up the evening before bringing open blooms for your morning stroll, coffee in hand. Strong scapes come out of healthy green foliage. Prairie Elevator has survived,…

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Planting Asiatic Lily Seeds

At day 14 after planting these seeds and 15% cam up. At day 17, 50% are up. Lily seeds take their time and your patience. They are so worth it. Growing from seed gives you a one of a kind flower that no one else will have. Just like humans, each seed is different. No clones here. Continue reading to…

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2018

This year we are only selling our introductions. After a too wet summer in 2016, which led to disease and then a cold winter in 2016-2017 which saw most of the commercial daylilies die out, it was easy to make that decision. Of note one daylily, Notify Ground Crew handled the disease and cold like a champ. As well its…

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2017 Spring Daylily Sales

We will be listing daylilies for sale just as soon as they start greening up! Right now everything is still hiding underground. Hope you had a good winter and are ready for things to be green and growing!  

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Fall 2016 and Flowers on Social Media

Just so you know, we are not planning on selling lily bulbs this fall.  We are focusing on breeding botrytis resistance lilies only at this time. A big boost was receiving plants from Albert hybridizer Fred Fellner. Social Media!! If you are interested in  what is going on in the garden we are on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook Lilyfield Farm Instagram @lilyfieldfarm

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Mid-May Freeze in a Zone 3 Canadian Garden

A few nights of frost? The daylilies should be fine. The foliage pictures are of daylilies covered in frost during lots of active growth. As long as the daylilies don’t have scapes with buds on them, they should be fine even if they are laying flat out. In 2015 we had 11 nights of May freezing temps including -5.8 C and -4.4 C.…

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