Re: [gardeners] Propagating daylilies from proliferations

Doug Reed (
Fri, 10 Aug 2001 06:59:50 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks for the reply Elizabeth. The scape is starting to turn brown now, but
I don't see any roots forming. The leaves of the prolif. are about 1 1/2 to 2
inches tall. I'll give it another week or so and see if some roots form.

Thanks again,

-Doug Reed
-Boulder, CO

--- Elizabeth <> wrote:
> I didn't see any answers to this question.  Basically, I wait until the scape
> the prolif. is on is turning brown.  Often, by this time, the prolif. will
> already have some roots sticking out from its base.  Remove the prolif. and
> pot up in a light soil mix, keeping soil moist.  
> Since it is usually late in the season by the time you can root the prolif.,
> you may want to overwinter it in a sunny window and plant it out in spring. 
> Good luck!
> Elizabeth
> Zone 6, KY

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