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Big Snowbird (Millikan 1990) 28 M Re 6, NearWhite Self, Dor Dip

(sdlg * Monica Marie)

Description

One of Millikan's best.

Siblings

Descendents

  • Kendall TTBS2 Kendall TTBS2 (Kendall ) Cream Self, Evr Dip
    (Toy Trumpets * Big Snowbird)
    Gorgeous full formed ruffled, round, small trumpet flower, well branched, many buds, repeat blooms, pale light yellow, an exceedingly slow increaser.
    • MH0451L MH0451L (Huben ) 40 E Re 3.5, Melon Polychrome, Dor Dip
      (Kendall TTBS2 * Seeker of Light)
      Long wide thin branching on visibly dark scapes, some rebloom, scapes fall, on the cream side, poor opener, slow increaser.
      • Darkness Must Go Darkness Must Go (Huben 2015) 36 EM 3.5, Yellow Self, Dor Dip Ext
        (MH0220E * MH0451L)
        A vigorous small yellow with dark scapes. The darkness persists much better than most others. From a separate breeding line. Should carry melon, and makes a fine clump.

  • Phantom Snowbird Phantom Snowbird (Millikan 1996) 28 M 5.5, NearWhite Self, Dor Dip
    (Big Snowbird * Phantom Photo)
    • MH1187D MH1187D (Huben ) 60 ML 5, Yellow Self, Dor Dip
      (Phantom Snowbird * Autumn Minaret)
      An outcross of a round, ruffled white to Autumn Minaret that combines height with 4 branches and 21 buds, great plant habits and erect scapes. It doesn't open well, but who cares: the next generation can add good opening.

  • Polar Picture Polar Picture (Millikan 1994) 25 ML 4.5, NearWhite Self, Sev Dip
    (sdlg * Big Snowbird)
    Simply gorgeous.
    • MH0288J MH0288J (Huben )
      (Echo The Sun * Polar Picture)
      pale, opens well, tall as ETS, no tongue
      • Exalted Trumpets Exalted Trumpets (Huben 2016) 44 E 3.5, Melon Self, Dor Dip
        (MH0226E * MH0288J)
        Modern trumpet form daylilies with modern ruffles and colors provide an important contrast to the usual bagel forms which so dominate our gardens. Exalted Trumpets is a true tall-and-small with excellent scapes that have 6 branches and 24 buds. Many other tall daylilies concentrate their branches in the last few inches, but Exalted Trumpets places the branches at wide intervals on the scape. The melon color is much less yellow than this picture shows, and the sepals have prominant red stripes on the reverse.
      • MH0463H MH0463H (Huben ) 48 EM 3.75, Melon Polychrome, Dor Dip
        (MH0226E * MH0288J)
        A tall-and-small melon trumpet with 6 br, 35 bu, GT.
        • MH1194A MH1194A (Huben )
          (Ice Trumpets * MH0463H)
          Near white the first year and cream the second, but the green throat is awesome. Excellent branching and budcount.


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