Introductions

Our introductions will still be available for purchase! Wayne has hand selected his finest quality introductions that are as beautiful as they are unique. A labor of love that we now present to you to add to your collection!

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Joyous Jerry 2012 A master at asking questions, Jerry Hicks inspires us through his playful humour and energetic joy of life. Through the demonstration of his own eternalness, Jerry influences millions to discover the ineffable beauty and deliciousness of life available to each of us, and that we, like this daylily with its glowing center, can choose to face towards the light. Early bloomer, hot rose to ruby red, triangular-shaped, sunburst yellow center, tiny lime green throat with raised white ribs, dark veining. Slight recurve the flower measures 7.5 inches across, stands 26 tall and is a crispate, cascading spatula flower form. Sold Out.
Dawn Catherine 2010 Grape jelly purple. Captures the spirit of our oldest daughter. Regal in color and stature, this 44 inch tall 7 inch flower can be seen from across the garden. Beginning with a tiny apple green center, the throat dramatically changes to yellow, then to near white, as it triangulates across the flower ending in the extended white ribs. The bluish lavender watermark adds a touch of the unexpected. Three way branching with a 12 to 15 bud count, allows an extended bloom time.
Gently ruffled with a dramatic recurve, Dawn Catherine epitomizes beauty in real life as well as in the garden.
Sold Out.
Emil's Smile 2012 Emil's Smile was declared the winner by our daughter Dawn, to be the choice that best represents her godchild, Emil Merk. Bright, sunny and everlasting, represent sweet Emil. This 6" vibrant red/orange flower boasts a darker eye-zone and darker veining. Its sun yellow throat extends well onto the petal that have raised yellow ribs and wonderful ruffling. Three way branching, 11 bud count and a wonderful clumping manner, this bright and bubbly flower (like its namesake) will keep you on your toes when in the garden. What may be thought of as an extended bloom, will keep you coming back for more! $15 Double Fan
Fate's Fortune 2006 Color is Pink/Rose with Coral overtones. Darker rose colored watermark. Light pink ribs. Edged in deep rose with tight ruffling. Yellow/gold to apple green throat.

BLOOM DIAMETER: 5.5
SCAPE HEIGHT: 38
BRANCHES: 4
BUDS: 25
BLOOM SEASON: Mid Late
PLOIDY: Tetraploid
BLOOM CHARACTISTIC: Diurnial
FOLIAGE: Dormant
$6 Double Fan
Garritt Richard 2011 Arriving in a big way in 2011, Garritt Richard is our first grandson and second grandchild! When reviewing the garden for a suitable daylily, it seemed that everyone was inexplicably drawn to this beautiful very near white! What a special flower for a special boy! Garritt Richard, the daylily, is as white as we've seen, with a slight recurve to this nearly round flower. With a raised rib, corrugated petals and sepals, wonderful ruffling, deep veining and the tinest of an apple green throats, this flower has it all! A dear friend and daylily fancier finally found where we had hidden this flower and after much begging, has been promised the first fan after registration! A great flower named for a great individual, our grandson! Eleven buds on average per scape with two and sometimes three way branching. Sold Out!
Gianna Alice 2010 In 2009 we became grandparents to Gianna Alice, and when this daylily bloomed in all its beauty, we knew it would bear her name. Only 24 inches tall, this soft rosy pink double daylily, with darker veining, is 6 inches across. There are light pink, slightly raised ribs and a tiny apple green throat. A bud count of 10 is supported on two way branching. This is the most popular double daylily in our garden! Every bud on this plant produced a big, double flower. The intense heat had no effect on this flower. Gianna Alice is a proven winner in our garden. $15 double fan
Glacier Picnic 2011 Best described as flesh-toned with a pink infusion, this 7.5" daylily has a simple, gold bubbly edge, that follows the contour of the ruffles on the petals. The raised, almost white rib, draws your focus inward to the apple green throat which explodes onto the petals with a brilliant yellow finishing touch. Great substance, with an with an extended bloom, has us returning to take a look again and again and again. Three way branching produces an average of 24 buds per 30" scape. Quite a refreshing view when placed in the ideal spot in the garden! Sold Out!
Heart of Hearts 2011 Heart of Hearts is our second registration of a hosta. This true seedling of Invincible to Guacamole has been growing now for several years on the farm. An upright clump, that is currently measuring 18" high by 36" across, its medium green leaves are wonderfully heart shaped, with a nice to sheen on the upside. 8 sets of veins set off these 6.5" by 7" somewhat wavy leaves. Unbelievably tall scapes, 48"-58" are topped with gorgeous bell shaped, deep purple, with white inner veining, flowers that have no scent. This is a nice hosta to add to an established landscape for color and texture. $20 per Eye
Hosta Shark Skin 2009 Our first foray into the wonderful world of Hosta! Shark Skin is a sport of Garden Treasure! Shark Skin is named so because of its iridescence in the sunlight! Variations in its color appear in the breeze and sunlight. Like the skin of the shark that it is named for, shades of greens and blues appear washing across the leaf surface. A large hosta, with growth up to 28" tall by 48-54" across, this intriguing plant has leaves of light green/chartreuse that measure 6.5" wide by 9.5" long. Leaves are roundish with heavy corrugation and are cupped. In the landscape, this nicely clumping hosta is a show stopper! $50 per Eye
Impressions of Lana 2008 We present to you Impressions of Lana named for Lana of Columbus, Ohio by her sister, Kendra. Lana's red hair and love of Impressionistic paintings inspired Kendra to honor her sister with this fabulous daylily named in her honor. Chosen for its intense, radiant color, and the look of being freshly painted, this very hot, red/orange petal, with bright gold to tiny green throat has a wonderful white edge. This flower has great substance, pretty, pretty ruffling and a raised rib. 32", 6" flower, E-TET-SEV. $6 Double Fan
John-Paul 2010 Named after our son-in-law, who can be seen digging for customers in the field on some weekends, this daylily stands tall! 54inches handles adverse weather conditions and is a beacon in the garden. Very vibrant pale yellow with near pure white ribs, this 9 inch flower maintains its good looks even in the most trying temperatures. Simple 2 way branching, provides this high bud count flower to display itself with a slight recurve of its crispate petals. Extremely fragrant with a wonderful sweet aroma. $15 Double Fan
Kimberlie's Richness 2012 This luxurious grape jelly purple with darker eye-zone, Is named for Kimberlie Rich of Michigan. Tall and beautiful at 36 " to 40 ", there is a slight white banding that exits the lime green to yellow throat along the petal edges before the edges begin to ruffle. Darker veining and a burst of white as the throat touches the petals, help propel this 6" flower into the forefront of of those "must see" daylilies in your garden bed. High bud count, two way branching will bring you back to this flower for a long bloom period. Deep red violet to purple flower perfect for any gardeners collection. $15 Double Fan
Marty "Double Down" 2010 Our oldest child and only son, Martin, chose this flower as his namesake because of its unusual color and form. Marty Double Down is best described as a 4.5 inch, washed orange with a maroon eye double daylily. Boasting darker veining, a raised white rib, ruffled with a tiny apple green throat that changes to brilliant gold as it rushes up to the maroon eye zone. This stand out bloom has two way branching with an average bud count of 10 buds on more than a normal number of scapes. Marty loves a relaxed game of cards hence the name of this 30 inch beauty. You won't lose with this winner! Well received and appreciated by garden visitors, we decided to introduce the world to Marty Double Down! $15 Double Fan
Melanie Christine 2010 As bright and bubbly as its namesake and our youngest daughter, this daylily has a habit of stopping garden visitors in their tracks. A hot sun, yellow gold throat, radiates onto the petals where it infuses itself with pink in a fashion that almost takes your breath away. The raised ribs lead you to look at the gold picotee edge that takes your eye back to the sculptural, in-turned petal edge, that ends back in the throat. This dramatic daylily is 32 inches tall, has a 5 inch flower that stands well off the 3 way branching. High bud counts of 15 are not unusual. $15 Double Fan
Mourning Tears 2010 This flower greeted us one misty, reflective morning. Its color evoked memories of several people who touched our lives and are dearly missed. A flower this beautiful with those type of memories brings on tears for us sentimental people. This bloom is a tightly recurved, 5 inch, very dark red violet, with a velvet look and feel. Excellent substance to the flower. Mourning Tears sports a much darker watermark above a very small apple green to yellow throat that further pierces each rib slightly unto each petal. Standing 40 inches tall, this flower exhibits 4 way branching and a high bud count of 15. We are pleased to introduce this flower, thinking about those who set us on this path and remembering those that mean so much to us. $15 Double Fan
No Bikini Atoll 2011 You have to see it in person to believe it! Fifty-eight inches tall! This daylily explodes skyward with that 8.5" triangular shaped, gold-dusted, ruffled and veined, yellow flower, like the explosion of the hydrogen bomb on March 1, 1954 at the Atoll! More of an unusual form with each flower offering itself to a different shape than the others, the petals and sepals twist, turn, pinch, recurve and basically do what they want when they want. This flower is a must for any and all garden! $15 Double Fan
Richard Alan 2010 Rick, our son-in-law, chose this flower because it reflects his Paraguayan Latin blood-lines. With a deep, dark purple that dramatically changes to a near black/dark chocolate brown in the heat of the day. With a very small apple green throat, that changes to brilliant yellow as it fades into the even darker, almost black eye zone, this 5 inch, ruffled and slightly recurved daylily, stands at 32 inches with 3 way branching and a bud count of 11. Many visitors want a fan or two of this wildly mesmerizing daylily named for another accomplished Daylily Weekend Digger! $15 Double Fan
Rita Anne 2010 Named for the Daylily Lady herself and her favorite color, this Hot Coral and Orange blend shines in the garden! Rises 32 inches high where 5.5 inch flowers bloom on 3 way branching with a high bud count of 15! This color is as hot as those summer days, and makes a bold statement in the garden. $15 Double Fan
Spirit of our Earth Mother 2011 One of the earlier bloomers in the garden, this intense, bright yellow flower, brings you back down to earth and a fills you with a sense of nature like no other flower in our garden. Excellent substance, a vibrant yellow that soothes your soul, with raised, nearly white ribs, a tender ruffling and sculpted inner petal surfaces lead you to contemplate the very small apple green throat of this 6" bloom. It stops you in your tracks and forces you to make the realization of how wonderful and powerful Mother Nature is! It amazes me that from the earth, we can get such treasures as these to enjoy in our lifetimes. 28 tall, with 3 way branching and an average of 11 buds per scape, this flower lifts your heart and your spirit early in the season. Mother Earth treats us to wonderful things like this flower by releasing her spirit during bloom season! $15 Double Fan
Splat 2006 Yellow/Gold self. Petals are pinched and will crispate. Slight ruffling on petals. Visible veining. Whole flower cascades. 46" tall with an 11" flower. (This flower measures 12.25" unfurled!)

BLOOM DIAMETER: 11
SCAPE HEIGHT: 48
BRANCHES: 3
BUDS: 15
BLOOM SEASON: Mid Late
PLOIDY: Diploid
BLOOM CHARACTISTIC: Diurnial
FOLIAGE: Dormant
FRAGRANCE: Fragrant
$6 Double Fan
Stella Double Stella 2012 O.K., I know what you're thinking! But this Stella Double Stella, is a people stopper in our garden! First flush it is a Stella D'Oro for the most part. But when the second flush arrives, watch out! From the second flush onward, this Stella Double Stella blooms doubles and is extended in bloom time. 18" tall, 3.5" across, tubular double, with high bud counts, bloom time is longer than everything else. This is a limited production plant right now. $35 Double Fan
Stolen Glances 2006 Color is an orange creamsicle with pink infusion, White raised rib, ruffled with a gold thread along the extreme edge. Throat is green apple.

BLOOM DIAMETER: 6.5
SCAPE HEIGHT: 36
BRANCHES: 3
BUDS: 12
BLOOM SEASON: Early MidSeason
PLOIDY: Tetraploid
BLOOM CHARACTISTIC: Diurnial
FOLIAGE: Dormant
$6 Double Fan
Queen of Salsa 2010 Hot orange & red blend. Best described as "tye-dye" look. Corrugated, ruffled edges, triangular shape, darker red watermark w/ red veining. Throat is yellow/gold to a tiny apple green.

BLOOM DIAMETER: 6.5
SCAPE HEIGHT: 30
BRANCHES: 3
BUDS: 12
BLOOM SEASON: MidSeason
PLOIDY: Diploid
BLOOM CHARACTISTIC: Diurnial
FOLIAGE: Semi-Evergreen
$6 Double Fan
Wayne Anthony 2011 Everyone said that I needed to name a daylily after myself, which is an arduous task! I wanted something that is a bit understated, but yet still poked out when you least expected it. Most agreed that I made the right selection with this flower! Boasting a hot orange color with a hotter orange-red eye, this daylily is still understated to the brilliance of Rita Anne! A raised rib of light orange, slight ruffling on the edge of the petals and darker veining seem to draw your eyes to the barely visible apple green throat. 42" tall with a nice sized 5" flower, this neat plant has two way branching with an average bud count of 11. $15 Double Fan