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2008 Introductions

*DESIRES OF THE HEART

(N. Ripley 2008) Tet (Nan's First Blush x Seedling) 5 ½" flower, 26" scapes, 20 - 30 bud count on well-branched scapes. Semi-evergreen, hardy in Zone 4, Fertile both ways. Desires of the Heart, is an exquisitely formed round daylily with overlapping petals in a clear shimmering rose pink color. A large watermark leading into a green throat with a yellow toothy edge finishes this flower. Gorgeous clear pink diamond dusted flowers on tall well-branched scapes. Pink color that is so bright and so clear that it radiates in the garden. This is one of my best and a great parent. $70.00 double fan. SOLD OUT! Please contact Nan, if you want to be on a list.

desires of the heart
desires of the heart
desires of the heart

OFFSPRING OF *DESIRES OF THE HEART
desires of the heart
desires of the heart
desires of the heart
desires of the heart

 

 

CURIOUS WHISKERS

(N. Ripley 2008) Dip (Jan's Twister X Let It Rip) What an exquisite true spider. Curious Whiskers' refinement, grace, and beauty of movement in the garden is outstanding. Tasteful opulence in form and presentation, the radiant orange curling petals and sepals flow from a brilliant yellow to chartreuse green throat. This spider runs away with your imagination. Fertile and excellent in every way.
$100.00 double fan - SOLD OUT!

curious whiskers
curious whiskers
curious whiskers

 


IT IS WHAT IT IS

(N. Ripley 2008) Dip (Golliwog x Lavender Handlebars) Height 28", flower 8", 3 way branching, bud count 18. Won 3rd as Favorite Lily Chatter Seedling in Open Form. Delicious pink lavender frilly petals and sepals lead you to a yellow-green throat. The petals and sepals stand up away from the throat to give the flower a more 4-dimensional look in the garden. This Unusual form is characterized by intricate and beautiful design and execution of form. It has such beauty and delicacy as to arouse delight when viewing it in the garden. But don't let this fool you; it is very hardy and stands up well all through the day. It Is What It Is calls out to the discriminating collector and breeder of unusual forms. Good bud count and branching.
$40.00 double fan.

it is what it is
it is what it is
 
it is what it is
it is what it is
 


2007 Introduction

*SCARLET PIMPERNEL Awards: AM 2016, HM 2013, NRS 2013 

(N. Ripley 2007) Tet (Ruby Spider x Royal Celebration) Height 35", flower 10", 3 way branching, bud count 12-18. Unusual form. Glowing Royal Garnet Red combined with startling chartreuse green throat can put a WOW in your garden. This flower has strong saturated colors that dazzle a painter's eye. I love to paint watercolors and when I first laid eyes on Scarlet Pimpernel I immediately wanted to put the brilliant colors and flower movement on paper. Scarlet Pimpernel is often producing 4 petals and sepals. The flowers stand erect all day and do not fade, looking as fresh in the evening as early morning. When you add that Scarlet Pimpernel is fertile both ways it is a collector’s and hybridizer’s dream machine.
$40.00 double fan.


Scarlet Pimpernel can be seen in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 National Gardens.

scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernel
scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernal

 


OFFSPRING OF *SCARLET PIMPERNEL
scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernal
scarlet pimpernal


Earlier Introductions

*DON LOVELL –(NAMED FOR MY MENTOR AND GOOD FRIEND) Introduction 2005

(N. Ripley 2005) 25" MRe - 6" -Dormant 00TNR01, This is an extraordinary orchid pink flower with huge darker orchid pink eye and matching edge that has remarkable golden nuggets dripping from the outermost periphery. (Always Afternoon X Ida's Braid) X Classic Edge) Don Lovell makes large ruffled babies with metallic edges. Fertile both ways but difficult pod parent.
$40 double fan.

nans don lovell
nans don lovell
nans don lovell

 


OFFSPRING OF DON LOVELL

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*NAN’S FIRST BLUSH -Introduction 2004

(N. Ripley 2004) 23" MRe - 5 l/2" - Elegant, clean, Viking white with a large yellow ruffled edge. A splendid yellow throat changing into emerald green appears to draw you into the flower. Opens easily without hanging up even though having large ruffled edge. Vigorous grower in North and South, Fertile both ways. Wonderful parent - sev-00TNR09 (At First Blush X Wisest Of Wizards) Tetraploid. $35.00 double fan - SOLD OUT! Please contact Nan, if you want to be on a list.

nans first blush
   

 


OFFSPRING OF NAN’S FIRST BLUSH

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seedling
 
seedling
seedling
 


Seedlings

 
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seedling
seedling
seedling
seedling
seedling
seedling
seedling
seedling

 


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