Hello Daylily Friends,
I am continuing to have a few blooms in the greenhouse, but nothing so far that seems quite out of the ordinary. However, I do have a row of one cross that seems promising. I know that to say "seems promising," is quite a jump in logic, especially since I have not yet seen the first bloom from this row. The cross in the row is as follows: [(Tet. Dena Marie Seedling x Grace 578 Seedling) x Angels Gather Around] x Kaskel Seedling "Best Edge."
I am herewith showing two pictures of one seedling from this cross: The three-way branching on this seedling seems about as perfert as I could hope to have. Indeed, the branches are arched and lateral except for the main stem which is straight and erect. There are exactly 21 buds. All of this on a seedling grown from seeds that were planted on August 11, 2009.
The reason this seedling has my attention, is not only its height and branching, but because I see so much exposed green in the bud. You can see from looking at the bud that there is much green showing. Considering the parents of this seedling, I am hoping that on Thursday morning, April 2, 2009, that I will see a new, perfectly beautiful, green edged seedling. You can see the green even better by clicking on the picture to see an enlargement.
I am well aware that today is April the first, "April Fools Day," and that what I am seeing could be a rouse. Still, today, I'm believing in tomorrow's promise.