Tag Archives: Hemerocallis

His and Hers Collections

There are two National Collections of Hemerocallis on the Isle of Wight; ‘large flowered – post 1960 awards’, held by Andy Wyers and ‘miniature and small flowered’, held by his wife Jan.  With such a large genus, defining a scope such … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ryde

A couple of years ago Mercy and I plotted a route around all the National Collections on the Isle of Wight and a plan to cycle around them.  We ran out of summer that year and didn’t have a summer last … Continue reading

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Antony

Just into Cornwall, across the chain ferry from Plymouth, lies the National Trust property Antony, home of the Carew Pole family.  It is also home to two National Plant Collections: Hemerocallis in the summer borders of the house garden and … Continue reading

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Tricolour

When Pollie Maasz was first attracted to Day lilies she thought that she had all that was available – one red, one orange and one yellow.  Twenty plus years on she is a National Plant Collection Holder of more than … Continue reading

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Beauty for a day

Twenty years ago it was love at first sight twenty years ago when Pollie Maasz saw her first spider Hemerocallis and she has been sharing this passion as a nusery grower in Hampshire for 8 years.  Early on she was … Continue reading

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