If you are unable to find the right daylily for your garden's palette, why not create your own? Daylilies are easy to hybridize and you can see the results in just a few seasons.
- Two parent daylilies
- Freezer bag
- Plant marker (popsicle sticks work well)
- Permanent marker
- Location in garden for planting
- Select parent daylilies.
- Collect pollen from daylily A and apply to daylily B.
- Label daylily B for future reference.
- Once daylily B has flowered and formed a seed pod that opens, collects seeds that are black, shiny and plump.
- Store the seeds in an airtight freezer bag in the refrigerator for six to eight weeks.
- Sow the seeds.
- Transplant seedlings to selected locations.