BLUE RIDGE DAYLILIES
 

2015 DAYLILY INTRODUCTIONS

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THE GRAPE BEYOND


*THE GRAPE BEYOND (Selman) 2015

(SARAH HAWES x CINDY LEE LYNCH) X (PLUMTOPIA x SARAH HAWES)

43" M DOR 6" TET

In a field of daylilies, the saturated color of THE GRAPE BEYOND beckons from a distance. These glowing grape purple blooms have an orchid purple watermark surrounding the yellow to green throat. It has very tall scapes with three to four-way branching and 20 or more buds. If you like glowing COLOR without a goopy gold edge, THE GRAPE BEYOND is sure to please! Very hardy and fertile both ways.

$150.00 Double Fan - Sold Out...



 
 

ABSTRACT GEOMETRY


*ABSTRACT GEOMETRY (Selman) 2015

[(LINDA TOUCHSTONE x KEY TO MY HEART) X (BEAUCATCHER MOUNTAIN x LINDA TOUCHSTONE)]

48" M Fra SEV 6" TET

Light amber flesh pink bitone blend with darker veins and a triangular red eye with darker red halo which surrounds the yellow to green throat. The triangular eye becomes much more pronounced as the season progresses. Three-way branching with 20 or more buds and fertile both ways. Makes vigorous plants and always gets noticed in the garden.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

ALIEN SONG


*ALIEN SONG (Selman) 2015

[YES MAN X (MILDRED MITCHELL x WATERCOLOR ETCHING)]

35" EM Fra SEV 6" TET

Lavender bitone with a gold sawtooth picotee edge and an extremely concave, pleated yellow to green applique throat. ALIEN SONG has sturdy scapes with four-way branching and 18 to 20 buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and a real show-off when grown in a clump. For those who remember seeing this beauty at the 2014 AHS National Convention in Asheville before it was registered, the garden nickname was "Big Mouth".

$100.00 Double Fan - Sold Out...



 
 

PRINCE FARMING


*PRINCE FARMING (Selman) 2015

(IVORY TITAN X TETRA SILOAM RALPH HENRY)

38" M Fra DOR 6" TET

Ivory cream pink polychrome blooms with a handsome ruffled edge and yellow to green throat. It has impressive 38" scapes with four-way branching and 20 or more widely spaced buds. Very hardy, fragrant and fertile both ways. PRINCE FARMING was given the garden nickname "Elegant Ralph" prior to introduction, because it had the most graceful blooms in a fairly large family of near white giants. This was a favorite with many garden visitors during the 2014 AHS National Convention in Asheville.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

SUE VROOMAN


*SUE VROOMAN (Selman) 2015

(LAST FOOL STANDING X LIP SMACK)

24" EM DOR Re 5.5" TET

The bright golden yellow blooms of SUE VROOMAN have a large red eye, matching ruffled red edge and golden-yellow to green throat. It has four-way branching with 20 buds and dependable rebloom. Extremely hardy and fertile both ways. Chosen by friend and gardener extraordinaire, Sue Vrooman of Laughing Crow Gardens, to be her namesake. Very showy in the garden and almost sold out due to advance reservations... If you like daylilies that won't be overlooked in the landscape, this one is definitely for you!

$150.00 Double Fan



 
 

ALIEN GALAXY


*ALIEN GALAXY (Selman) 2015

{[ALIEN DNA x (STAR OF INDIA x LIGHTER THAN AIR)] X ORCHID WATERFALL}

40" EM Unusual Form Cascade DOR 8" TET

Rose-lavender with darker veins and a distinctively speckled, yellow to green applique throat. ALIEN GALAXY has strong scapes with three-way branching and 18 buds. Very hardy and fertile both ways. Sibling to JIGGLY BITS and outstanding in a clump. Unusual Form Cascade.

$150.00 Double Fan - Sold Out...



 
 

STRAWBERRY ROMANCE


*STRAWBERRY ROMANCE (Selman) 2015

[FOOLISH DRAGON X (PAULINE SPRINKLE x LOLLIPOP KISSES)]

34" EM DOR 5.5" TET

Peach pink blooms with a large red eye, matching ruffled red edge and small yellow to green throat. Five-way branching with 30 buds and outstanding in a clump! STRAWBERRY ROMANCE imparts exceptional branching and bud count to its seedlings. Extremely hardy and fertile both ways.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

WILMA R. PENLAND


*WILMA R. PENLAND (Selman) 2015

[DRAGON PINATA X (FOOLISH DRAGON x LAST FOOL STANDING)]

38" M DOR 5.5" TET

Golden yellow blooms with a bold red eye and matching red picotee over a feathered, yellow to green throat. Four-way branching with 20 or more buds and an excellent garden flower! Chosen by Wilma R. Penland, founder of Reems Creek Valley Nursery, to be her namesake. Extremely hardy and fertile both ways.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

PURPLE NEBULA


*PURPLE NEBULA (Selman) 2015

{[(STAR OF INDIA x LIGHTER THAN AIR) x ALIEN DNA] X ALIEN DNA}

36" EM SEV 6" TET

This rich purple bitone has a pleated yellow applique throat and green heart. The petals have darker veins and ruffled edges - with a fine sawtooth edge and hints of occasional sharks teeth. PURPLE NEBULA appears to be a logical candidate to help create appliqued "Aliens" with sharks teeth! A sibling to ALIEN ANGEL, it has very tall, sturdy scapes with three-way branching and 15 to 18 buds. PURPLE NEBULA is not only the darkest member of the ALIEN DNA family, it has the distinction of making the largest fans. Very hardy and fertile both ways. Limited.

$150.00 Single Fan - Sold Out...



 
 

VALERIE REESE


*VALERIE REESE (Selman) 2015

[CAROLINA SUGAR DADDY X (WINTER SPRINGS x ASHEVILLE VAGABOND)]

29" M Fra SEV 6.5" TET

The cream yellow blooms of VALERIE REESE have a small olive green heart and an elaborately ruffled gold edge. At times, the edge displays a hint of green and tiny yellow gold teeth. Four-way branching with 22 buds, hardy and fertile both ways. Always beautiful in the garden.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

DIVERGENT


*DIVERGENT (Selman) 2015

{[(STAR OF INDIA x LIGHTER THAN AIR) x ALIEN DNA] X ALIEN DNA}

40" M DOR 6" TET

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.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

FOOLISH WHIM


*FOOLISH WHIM (Selman) 2015

[(FOOLISH DRAGON x LAST FOOL STANDING) X (FIESTA LATINA x FOOLISH DRAGON)]

46" M Re Unusual Form Crispate DOR 6" TET

The playful blooms of FOOLISH WHIM are peach-pink with a huge rose-red eye and matching rose-red picotee. The enticing yellow to green throat has feathered rose-red veins. WACKY DRAGON has very tall scapes with five-way branching and 20 or more well-spaced buds. It has consistently quilled sepals which display both the throat and the eye color. A full sibling to WACKY DRAGON, STICKY WICKET and FOOLISH FLIRT, we are eagerly waiting to see the next generation of seedlings from the entire "wacky" family. Very hardy with dependable rebloom and fertile both ways.

$150.00 Double Fan



 
 

JUST CALL ME ANGEL


*JUST CALL ME ANGEL (Selman) 2015

[(MIKE LONGO x EDNA SELMAN) X (YOU GLOW GIRL x EDNA SELMAN)]

31" M SEV 6" TET

The sculpted peach blooms of JUST CALL ME ANGEL have a small green heart and an elaborate, ruffled and pleated edge trimmed with gold. The ever present angel wings become more dramatic as the season progresses and will not be overlooked by passersby. Four-way branching with 20 or more buds, hardy and fertile both ways.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID


*ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID (Selman) 2015

[(YOU GLOW GIRL x CINDERELLA STORY) X ALVA REESE]

31" M Fra SEV 6" TET

Bubble gum pink blooms with a darker halo and small yellow to green throat. ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID has an elaborately ruffled double edge of darker pink and yellow-gold with frequent angel wings. Fertile both ways with three to four-way branching and 18 to 20 buds.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

ASHEVILLE STARFISH


*ASHEVILLE STARFISH (Selman) 2015

(ASHEVILLE SUNLIT RAINBOW x ASHEVILLE SKYLINE)

34" M DOR 6.5 to 7" TET

These cream yellow blooms have a lavender-orchid band outlined with violet-magenta and a yellow to green throat. It has a triple edge of violet-magenta, lavender-orchid and yellow gold teeth. ASHEVILLE STARFISH has three to four-way branching and 18 to 20 buds. Vigorous plants are very hardy and fertile both ways. Limited.

$125.00 Double Fan



 
 

CAROLINA RUG RAT


*CAROLINA RUG RAT (Selman) 2015

(ANDY CANDY X LAND OF NOD)

20" EM DOR 4.5" TET

Yellow with a large maroon black eye and matching ruffled edge over a very small yellow to green throat. CAROLINA RUG RAT has three-way branching and 15 or more buds. Very hardy, fertile both ways and a great garden flower for the front of the border. Named for one of the hybridizer's four-legged children...

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

LAVENDER AURA


*LAVENDER AURA (Selman) 2015

{[(STAR OF INDIA x LIGHTER THAN AIR) x ALIEN DNA] X ALIEN DNA}

38" EM DOR 6" TET

This clear lavender bitone addition to the Alien DNA family has a large yellow applique throat with a small green heart. The petals have slightly darker veins and the ruffled edges are finished with a thin white sawtooth picotee. A sibling to ALIEN ANGEL and PURPLE NEBULA, it has very tall, sturdy scapes with four-way branching and 20 buds. Many of those who attended the 2014 AHS National Convention in Asheville took pictures of this one and added it to their wish list. The garden nickname was "Lavender Alien". Very hardy and fertile both ways.

$150.00 Double Fan



 
 

BLOSSOMING ROMANCE


*BLOSSOMING ROMANCE (Selman) 2015

[(BLUE CORN MOON x BECKY ADAMS) X (HOPI JEWEL x ELIZABETH HEWITT)]

38" M Fra DOR 6.5" TET

With glowing color unlike anything else in the garden, these sensuous magenta blooms have a lighter pink watermark surrounding the yellow to green throat. The undulating, ruffled petals are outlined with a white picotee. BLOSSOMING ROMANCE has 38 inch scapes with three to four-way branching and 18 or more well-placed buds that bloom over an extended period. Very hardy, fertile both ways and a personal favorite.

$150.00 Double Fan



 
 

HONKY TONK BARBIE


*HONKY TONK BARBIE (Selman) 2015

[(SPLENDID TOUCH x Seedling) X SHORES OF TIME]

30" EM Fra DOR 6" TET

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.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

WAYFARING STRANGER


*WAYFARING STRANGER (Selman) 2015

[MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD X (DREAM SHADOWS x BLUE CORN MOON)]

38" M SEV 6" TET

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.

$100.00 Double Fan



 
 

2015 Collection


The 2015 collection price is $2,000.00 for clubs or individuals - a savings of $350.00...

For a limited time, the 2015 collection also includes all nine of the 2014 Fall introductions - a $1,150.00 bonus!

Free shipping to the continental United States for all 29 plants - if paid in full before May 1st.