Oklahoma City, OK
June 16th-19th, 1999
3233 Northwest Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-4131
Attention All Daylily
Feature your latest Hemerocallis Creations...
Send your slides to Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoma City 1999 National AHS Convention Committee requests slides of new and future daylily introductions. Slides should include named cultivars or should be of clearly named pre-registered daylily seedlings with the planned year(s) of introduction.
Please include a brief hard copy description of each slide (cultivar) with the following information: name, parentage if available, color or colors, flower size, ploidy, name of hybridizer and year of introduction. Numbers on slides and paper copy description should correspond and be numbered according to hybridizer's preference.
We ask you to send a maximum of ten (10) good photographic quality slides per hybridizer. Slides will be returned promptly after the convention. These slides must be received NO LATER than May 15th, 1999. These slides will be shown in a presentation to the convention being made by Clint Barnes on Thursday evening June, 17th, 1999. Questions by telephone may be directed to Clint evenings and weekends at (580) 726-2959.
Send slides to:
Route 1, P.O. Box 93
Hobart, OK 73651
First, do be aware that the symposium is LIMITED to the first 150
registrants and about 15 spots are already taken. (9/3/98)
The event will be held March 5, 6 and 7, 1999 in Indianapolis Indiana at the FABULOUS Wyndham Garden Hotel. This is a top notch hotel that will be "taken over" by the Symposium. Luckily, they have very good room rates at $64.00 (plus tax) for a king and $70.00 (plus tax) for a double double.
Their phone number is (317) 574-4600. This is the same hotel utilized for the last Symposium.
Registration is $70 per person and $40 for youth, payable to AHS Region 2 and sent to the
R2S99 Registrar, Gregory McMullen, 8753 Westfield Blvd.,
Indianapolis, IN 46240 (317) 815-0288.
Friday, March 5, 1999
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Informal Social Hour in the Hospitality Room
8:30 p.m. "Slides of Future Introductions" of many hybridizers showing what's on the daylily horizon presented (flawlessly) by Dan Bachman.
Saturday, March 6, 1999
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Morning Refreshments
8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:30 a.m. " Hybridizing Our Way" David Kirchhoff will present the
past, present and future advances in the daylily as developed by Mort
Morss and him elf at Daylily World.
9:30 a.m. "Walter Jablonski & Wilmer Flory" Leo Sharp was a personal friend of Walter Joblanski, the hybridizer of STELLA DE ORO and Wilmer Flory who was once AHS President, a past Journal Editor,won the Helen Field Fischer Medal, a Stout Medal winner, and was also a charter member of the AHS.
10:15 a.m. "www.daylilies.org" Tim Fehr will test-drive the audience across a few selected daylily homepages that are available for viewing on the world wide web. Tim has ample behind the wheel experience as Webmaster of the Official AHS Web Site and founder of the E-Mail Robin.
11:00 a.m. "Those Pink Tet Beauties" John Benz will share slides and impressions of the finest pink tetraploids he has seen on his recent travels. John has a soft spot for the pinks and he loves them ROUND!
11:45 a.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m. "The Scoop On Poop" We begged and pleaded to have Melaine Mason share her knowledge of this beneficial equestrian by-product. I'll have Two Scoops please!
2:15 p.m. "Hybridizer Interview: David and Mort"
We have long been fans of the old hybridizer interviews that took place at the Nationals but were discontinued. We asked David and Mort if we could provide a couple of chairs on the stage and allow the audience members to ask moderated questions. They said "YES"! Moderated by Jon Fowler.
3:00 p.m. "Slides of Attendee's Gardens" This idea came from a brain-storming session. Those attending the Symposium can forward up to 6 slides (per couple) with their R2S99 registration, if so desired. We are encouraging slides of the gardener(s), the garden in winter and a few summer shots. All these slides will be compiled and presented by Don and Lee Ann Williams. (Slides of individual flowers/cultivars will be shown only on Friday or Saturday evening).
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. "Slides of Attendee's Gardens" A continuation of the above.
4:15 p.m. "The Legend of ANGEL'S SMILE" John Benz, David Kirchhoff/Mort Morss and John Rice will share slides of offspring and thoughts of the use of this legendary cultivar in hybridizing.
5:15 p.m. Break
6:30 p.m. Hors' d'oeurves
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Silent Auction
8:30 p.m. "Slides of 1999 Introductions" A whirlwind tour of the best of the best of 1999's daylilies will be presented (flawlessly) by the E-Mail robin's very own Dan Bachman.
Sunday, March 7, 1999
8:00 a.m. Breakfast (Included)
9:00 a.m. "Breeding for Adaptability" Patricia (Pat) Crooks Henley wanted to call her talk "Hybridizing For Widely Adapted Daylilies" but we explained to her that the column spacing in the print advertisements did not allow more than 29 characters. She agreed to the shorter title..... we just hope it gets the point across.
10:00 a.m. "Winnowing Winning Daylilies" Melaine Mason will pick up the microphone to discuss recommendations on how to select the best daylilies for your garden and from your seedling beds.
11:00 a.m. "Eyes and Edges" Mort Morss will share the favorite of his edged and eyed daylilies and how they were developed. We always like to end the Symposium with a bang and aren't eyes and edges, presently, all the RAGE?
Banquet Speaker: John Benz
Region Meeting Chair:
5157 Bixford Ave.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Jim and Becky McMurry
1505 Cambridge Blvd.
October 23 & 24, 1999
Camp Hill, PA
507 Race Horse Road
Hanover, PA 17331-8849
JULY 23-24-25, 1999
Hosts: The New England Daylily Society (NEDS)
Guest Speaker : Dr. "Awesome" BOB CARR
Meeting Registration Fee:
$85 per person if postmarked by May 15
$95 per person if postmarked after May 15
$55 per person for Friday Reception, Saturday Banquet, and Sunday Breakfast Buffet only (No Garden Tours)
WESTFORD REGENCY INN and CONFERENCE CENTER
219 Littleton Rd.
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
Ph 978.692.8200 & 800.543.7801
Special Rate: $95.00/night
PLAN AHEAD - EXTEND YOUR STAY
Open Gardens: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday
The Regency is conveniently located to
Historic Concord & Lexington, a short drive to the Gloucester and
Rockport Coast and a one hour drive to coastal
Registration Fee Includes:
Friday Evening Reception
Saturday Bus Tour, Lunch and Evening Banquet
Sunday Breakfast Buffet
HYBRIDIZER'S SLIDE SHOW
Friday Evening Program: The
Best of Region Four's Daylilies for '99 and "WHAT THE FUTURE
Region 4 hybridizers are requested to send up to 10 slides each of their seedlings or recent introductions by May 31, 1999 to:
123 Dillingham Rd.,
North Berwick, ME 03906
Label each slide with your name, cultivar name or seedling number
Number each slide from 1 to 10 in the order to be shown
Include a description list with the slides
Region 4 NEEDS More Judges: Why not sign up for one or more of these classes?
EXHIBITION JUDGES CLINIC II (No Clinic I This Year)
Friday July 23 at 2 PM
Instructors: Roswitha Waterman and John Allgood
GARDEN JUDGES CLINIC
Sunday July 25 at 9 AM
Instructors: Darlyn Springer Wilkinson and Steve Moldovan
For additional information please contact:
152 Brookwood Rd.
Hanover, MA 02339
Paula Lee and Bill Chambers
Address: 3400 South Street (Hwy. 59), Nacogdoches, Tx.
Phone 409-569-8100 Cost per Room: All rooms are $54
Judges Workshops and Clinics:
Exhibition Judges Clinics I, II, & Refresher : Thursday afternoon, May 27
Garden Judges Clinics: Friday afternoon, May 28
Flower Show: Thursday morning, May 27
Slide show: Friday night
Auction: Saturday afternoon
Hospitality: Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Tour Gardens: Friday and Saturday, May 28 & 29.
Six home gardens plus Jack Carpenter's Lily Farm and daylily garden at
Stephen F. Austin University Arboretum
Banquet Speaker: Dr. David Creech, Horticulture Professor and Arboretum
Director, Stephen F. Austin University
Regional Meeting Chairman:
3680 Carrizo Creek Drive
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Rt. 7, Box 1300
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Registration Fee: $90 (Cutoff May 7) Late Registration Fee $110
Sample the Charms of Nacogdoches, the oldest and one of the most historic towns in Texas, located in the heart of East Texasí pine forests.
Dates: The Region 7 Meeting will be June 25, 26, & 27, 1999.
Hosts: Nor-Cal Daylily Group
Location: Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom, CA (East of Sacramento) Phone (916) 351-1500.
Ask for "Region 7 Group" reservations
Banquet Speakers: David Kirchhoff and Mort Morss
Friday Evening, June 25 - Natoma Inn, Folsom
- Pick up registration materials at No-host Cocktail Party
Saturday June 26 - Amador Flower Farm (Jeanne & Ken Deaver):
Bushnell Gardens Nursery (Dave & Diane Bushnell):
Chaparral Gardens (Mike Longo):
Josh's Daylilies (Josh Kantor):
Petersen Botanical Garden (Bob & Shirley Petersen).
Garden Judges Clinic I: Sunday, June 27th, 10 AM
Exhibition Judges Clinic II: Sunday, June 27, 10 AM
Regional Meeting Chairman & Co-chairman:
Jim & Corinne Byers
91 Fallon Lane
Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone (916) 451-5052
email firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Registration fee: $60.00
Marci & Jim Peterson
461 Guadalupe Drive
Los Altos, CA 94022-2109
Phone (650) 941-6575
email: firstname.lastname@example.org mailto:email@example.com
Friday late afternoon: Potluck dinner at Portland home
of Gail and Ken Austin.
Then back to hotel for 7 p.m. dessert social in rooms with deck on the river.
Slide show of tour gardens and of daylilies of region hybridizers.
Saturday morning and afternoon: Total of four tour gardens:
Small city garden of Gary Turpin;
Daylilies in mixed beds in Cindi Rauch's country garden;
Hybridizer's garden, many new cultivars, in suburban estate garden of Frank Mossman
Large country garden, 500 cultivars, in Betts Daume's garden.
Saturday evening: Dinner and then slide presentation and talk by Dan Trimmer, at headquarters hotel. Choose Chicken Mediterranean or London Broil
Sunday a.m.--9:30 a.m.: At Water Resources Building, Vancouver, on Columbia River: Regional meeting, followed by auction! Box lunch provided. This beautiful building overlooks wetlands and the river.
One tour garden open for people traveling North, one open for people traveling South.
Other area attractions: The Columbia Gorge and Mount
Hood are close to Portland. In the beautiful Pacific Northwest you
will also find rugged coastline and sandy ocean beaches, Puget
Sound, Olympic and Cascade Mountains ncluding Mt. Rainier and Mt.
St. Helens, Victoria B.C and Vancouver Island.
For More Information: Contact the registrar or
Betts Daume, President
21834 NE 147 St.,
Brush Prairie, WA 98606;
Judges Workshop and Clinics:
Garden Judges Workshop: Saturday, July 17
Exhibition Judges Clinics Friday afternoon, July 16
Banquet Speaker: Steve Moldovan
Friday evening meal hosted by Mile High
Saturday evening banquet and plant auction
Sunday morning brunch with garden tours
Regional meeting chairs:
5653 Cathay Ct.
Aurora, CO 80051
2659 S. Deframe Circle
Lakewood, CO 80232
1464 S. Estes Way
Lakewood, CO 80232
$60.00 Before June 15
$68.00 After June 15
Karen and Glenn Schultz
Bonnie and Charlie Baker
Denver Botanic Gardens
Sabine and Richard Baur
Ilsa and Tom McCarthy
Banquet Speaker: Larry Grace
Friday Evening, Picnic, Slide Show and Plant Auction
Saturday, banquet, Regional Meeting, Auction and Raffle
Regional Meeting Chair:
8515 Trambley Drive South
Jacksonville, FL 32221
2540 Stein Street
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Registration Fee: $65 registration must be in by May 1.
Place: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dates: May 20, 21 & 22
Embassy Suites Hotel
Baton Rouge, LA
Thursday is for visiting the Open Gardens around the area, and in the afternoon will begin registration and hospitality, and the Clinics.
Tours will start at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a light lunch included.
After the tours on Friday, Boutique sales, Hospitality area and Silent Auction. The Slide Show and Business Meeting will begin after supper on your own.
After the tours on Saturday, again the Boutique will be open for sales, Hospitality area, Live Auction, Awards Ceremony and Banquet.
We say our "Good-Byes" on Sunday, and visit the Open Gardens on the way home.
For additional information, contact:
Registrar is Muriel Walker at
P. O. Box 45106
Baton Rouge, LA 70895-4106
or E-Mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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