Lori Jones wins 2012 Region 4 Hybridizer's Award

bourret(z5a Maine)October 8, 2012

I'm happy to announce that Lori Jones has won the 2012 Region 4 Hybridizer's Award with her BIG HONKING FLAMING FLOOZY. My photo. is attached. If you'd like to see more of Lori's introductions here are a few links that you may want to investigate:

http://www.knollcottagedaylilies.com and http://www.harmonhillfarm.com/lorijones.htm .

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Maryl zone 7a

For those of us who don't have the AHS districts right at our fingertips, could you tell us which states incompass Region 4?....I think the daylily and its name are both very kicky. A really nice cherry red color for sure. Congratulations to Ms. Jones...Maryl

    Bookmark   October 8, 2012 at 11:32PM
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Julia NY(6)

Region 4 consists of: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island and Vermont.

I bought some of Lori's intros this year to add some different forms into the garden and use for hybridizing.
BIG HONKING HEART THROB
WHIP CITY FLIGHTIE TIGHTY
WHIP CITY BREEZIE
WHIP CITY OOPSIE
WHIP CITY COOCHIE COOCHIE COO

    Bookmark   October 9, 2012 at 7:38AM
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organic_kitten(8)

That is a very vibrant bloom. I looked and see she has some neat names too.

    Bookmark   October 9, 2012 at 10:19AM
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celeste(zone 4 NH)

I saw these in person at Harmon Hill Farm this past summer and took their photos for those who are interested. They were very striking in the garden.
Celeste

WHIP CITY FANCY FREE

WHIP CITY WIGGIE

WHIP CITY FLIRTSIE

    Bookmark   October 9, 2012 at 6:06PM
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lynxe

I saw some of her intros at this year's National: One very inventive garden bed consisted entirely of intros from female hybridizers, including some of Lori's. I liked the garden presence of her plants so much that I ordered a couple from her when I got back.

As is so often the case, most of the photos I've seen do not do her plants justice. Including my own. ;)

    Bookmark   October 10, 2012 at 10:57AM
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