PAYNES IN THE GRASS DAYLILY FARM

Leon and Paula Payne
The Daylily Farm physical address is:
2130 O’Day Road, Pearland, Texas, 77581

Mailing address for mail orders is:
2718 S. Pine Hill Drive, Pearland, Texas 77581

Phone (281) 485-3821 | Cell phone 713-419-6661
email: lp-payne@comcast.net

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We are a retail nursery.

We are in growing zone 9. Peak bloom is during the month of May.

Payne’s in the Grass Daylily Farm will host an Open Garden on Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. We welcome y’all to come and see daylilies at peak bloom. We are also open at other times, but it is best to call first to make sure that someone will be there to assist you.


Paula and Leon PayneWelcome! Leon and I became addicted to daylilies in 1988 and have been nursing the habit ever since. Our home garden is located in what used to be a rural area of Pearland, Texas and expanded into a business venture when the commercial property behind our house became available in the early 1990’s. We grow over 800 different registered cultivars and we plant approximately 5,000 seedlings each year. We also grow many different perennials. Leon is guilty of the act of hybridizing and I guess I’ve become more than an enabler since I have joined him in the practice. It is a lot of work but there is something special about going out early in the morning and seeing a daylily bloom its maiden bloom. It has turned into a labor of love but worth the rewards.

Hope
Hope
Georgia and Caroline
Georgia & Caroline
Leon became interested in Bamboo several years ago on a trip to Australia and joined the American Bamboo Society when he got home. We now grow about a dozen different species of large clumping bamboo. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that he doesn’t begin to hybridize them. We do sell bamboo in the garden but we don’t ship bamboo. We welcome all visitors to our web site and hope you find something you like while visiting here. If you are in our area during May or June, please give us a call and stop by for a visit, especially since we no longer live directly behind the growing field.

2014 Introductions
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MADELYN D’ANN PAYNE - click to enlarge
MADELYN D’ANN PAYNE

(6-666) This daylily was selected by our 13 year old granddaughter to be her namesake. It’s one of our favorites as well. MADELYN D’ANN PAYNE is a beautifully patterned daylily with purple petals displaying a blue purple eye pattern and white edge. It has a green to yellow green throat. It is 23” tall and blooms early midseason and reblooms. It has 4 branches with 28 buds. It has evergreen foliage. MADELYN D’ANN PAYNE is an excellent parent and produced some of our best seedlings this last bloom season. $100.00

LONE STAR BACK FORTY - click to enlarge
LONE STAR BACK FORTY

(8-152) (Sldg. X Sdlg.) This is an extra special evergreen garden flower displaying 30 buds on 6 well branched scapes. It is 30” tall with a 5.5” orange flower with a prominent dark red eye and dark red and orange edge. It blooms midseason and is a heavy rebloomer. It has been a favorite of garden visitors. $75.00

LONE STAR WHITE TIPS - click to enlarge
LONE STAR WHITE TIPS

(6-671) LONE STAR WHITE TIPS has had a big audience awaiting its release. It’s a stunning 3.75” flower displayed on 19” scapes with three way branching. It blooms midseason and reblooms well. It is an evergreen. The flower is a deep rose pink with a darker red eye and ruffled red edges. This daylily was given the garden name of ‘White Tips’ because it displays prominent white tips and edges on the sepals. $60.00

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LONE STAR PURPLE CIRCLE

(7-534) LONE STAR PURPLE CIRCLE has been a favorite of Paula’s since its first bloom. She loves the huge eyed things. LONE STAR PURPLE CIRCLE blooms early midseason on a 19” scape, has 3 way branching and 20 buds. The 4” flower has a cream base that is recurved so much that it mostly only shows the huge purple eye on the face of the flower. It is evergreen. $40.00

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LONE STAR TRAIL RIDER

(06 Dip) (Sdlg. X Sdlg.) LONE STAR TRAIL RIDER is another keeper from Leon’s patterned diploids. The flower is 4” in size and is cream with a very dark purple patterned eye. The petals are surrounded by a purple/red edge above a green to yellow green throat. It is evergreen, 4 way branching, and 25 buds. It blooms midseason is recurrent. $50.00

Previous Introductions
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LONE STAR BIG JOHN - click to enlarge
LONE STAR BIG JOHN*

(06-275A) The scape height of this flower is 30” and the diameter of the flower is a whopping 10.5” with a wingspan of 15.5”. It blooms early midseason and reblooms. It is yellow with a large red and dark purple feathered patterned eye. It is a tetraploid. It is fragrant, evergreen, has 4 way branching and 22 buds. Leon believes this is the largest daylily he’s ever seen. Fertile both ways. This daylily falls into the Unusual Form category in flower shows. $55.00

LONE STAR HOT LIPS - click to enlarge
LONE STAR HOT LIPS

(1-35A) Scape height on this little doll is 22” with a dainty 2.75” flower size. It blooms midseason and reblooms. Branching on this beauty is 3-4 way with 16 buds. The color is red with a cream edge around the petals and sepals. It is a diploid and is dormant. This is Leon’s first dormant introduction but it does well in our garden. $24.00

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MAMA SOPHIA

(06-625) This 8.5” flower is 30” in height and blooms mid to late season and reblooms. It is a diploid in coral pink with a large green to yellow throat surrounded by a red eye. It displays 5 way branching and 30 buds. It also falls in to the Unusual Form category and is considered a crispate. This daylily won Best Unusual Form at the Lone Star Flower Show in 2012. The foliage is evergreen. $40.00

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RED WRANGLER MISS*

(05-200) This 6” flower sits atop a scape of 27” high and blooms midseason and reblooms. It is pink with a red patterned eye and red edge. This performer has 6 way branching with 25 buds. It has 6 way branching. It is evergreen and a profuse bloomer in our garden. $38.00

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LONE STAR SALOON*

(04-134) This 7” purple bloom has a darker velvet eye and a double edge of dark velvet purple and cream. It is 23” tall and blooms midseason and reblooms. It has 3 way branching and 14 buds. It is evergreen. $38.00

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LONE STAR RED STALLION*

(06-531) This 10” tetraploid blooms midseason and reblooms. It is 32” tall with a large green to yellow throat blending into dark red petals and sepals. It is evergreen, has 3-4 way branching with 16 buds and is in the Unusual Form category. $42.00

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FATE PAYNE MEMORIAL*

(4-398) Tet (Seedling X TANGERINE HORSES) FATE PAYNE MEMORIAL* was a keeper from its first bloom. Not only does it have wide looping ruffles and great form, it has extensive branching, excellent bud count and some throat sculpting to make it a garden must have. It was special enough for Leon to name this flower after the Grandfather he was so close to growing up. The color is a true orange-orange with an orange throat. The flower is 5.25” in diameter and 30 inches in height with 25 buds per scape. It is recurrent, evergreen, blooms at midseason and is fertile both ways. $18.00

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LONE STAR DADDY’S GIRL

(6-671) Dip (Seedling X Seedling) If you like patterned eyes you will love LONE STAR DADDY’S GIRL. It is an ivory cream with a purple patterned eye with a very green throat. It is 28” tall and has 5 way branching producing multiple blooms at one time on the same scape. It is 3.75” in size, evergreen and fertile both ways. It blooms midseason and is recurrent. This exceptional flower was named after our beloved cocker spaniel, Charlotte, that we lost in late summer. She adored her ‘Daddy’. Fragrant. $18.00

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LONE STAR SPECIAL TEE

(2-553) Dip (LAVENDER BLUE BABY x Seedling) LONE STAR SPECIAL TEE is a pale lavender pink with a washed purple eye and edge with a large yellow green throat. It blooms late midseason and is recurrent. It is 4.25” in size, 24” tall and has 3 way branching with 24 buds. It is evergreen and fertile. $18.00

SOPHIA PAYNE MEMORIAL - click to enlarge
SOPHIA PAYNE MEMORIAL

(5-449A) Dip ([Seedling x LAVENDER BLUE BABY] X Unknown) Leon chose this extraordinary flower to be named after his Mother. It is cream with a blue-purple eye and edge and green throat. It blooms midseason and is recurrent. It is 4.25”, 27” tall, and has 3-4 way branching with 22 buds per scape. It is evergreen and fertile. SOPHIA PAYNE MEMORIAL is outstanding in a clump. Very special! $xx.xx

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CHANNEL CAT VERNON*

(4-299)Tet (Seedling X WISH FULLFILLMENT) CHANNEL CAT VERNON had a garden name of ‘Stripe’. The color of this daylily is a beautiful dark mauve with yellow eye and dark mauve stripe above a green throat. It blooms midseason and is a reliable rebloomer. The scape is 24” tall and has 3-way branching with 21 buds. The flowers are 5.5” in size. It is evergreen and fertile. This daylily grows very well in our area. $24.00

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LONE STAR TWO BITS

(98-264B) Dip (Seedling X Seedling) LONE STAR TWO BITS is a lovely dark yellow color with a raisin eye and edge above a green throat. It blooms midseason and reblooms well. The flowers are 2.75” and stand on scapes that are 22” tall. It has 4-way branching with 25 buds and is evergreen. It is very fertile and is an excellent parent for edged dips. LONE STAR TWO BITS has been a stellar performer for us. $24.00

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BERRIED IN TEXAS*

(00-109) Tet (WISEST OF WIZARDS X VIKING MAGIC) BERRIED IN TEXAS is a beautiful cream peach with a red eye and a double edge of gold and red. It blooms early midseason, is 21” tall, and displays 4-way branching with 20-25 buds. The flowers are 4” in size. It is evergreen and fertile. BERRIED IN TEXAS won the Best Seedling in the 2006 Regional Flower Show. $xx.xx

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BLUE RIBBON ROUNDUP

(Blue eyes) – Cross Unknown. Diploid This daylily is a pale creamy pink with a distinctive bluish purple eye. It displays its 3.75” flowers on a scape of 24” with 3 way branching and 18 buds. It blooms at midseason and is recurrent. It is evergreen. Very fertile and good parent. $15.00

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CHRISTENING SPIRIT

(#92-L1CRSP) - Cross Unknown. CHRISTENING SPIRIT is in the unusual form class. It has a lovely delicate light peach color with a darker peach eye. The throat is very green. It is a very large flower - 8” with 30” scapes. It has nice three way branching displaying 15+ buds. It is an early midseason bloomer and is evergreen. It is a dependable rebloomer and is fertile. Diploid. CHRISTENING SPIRIT won an AHS HM Award in 2004. Excellent pod parent. $xx.xx

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HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE*

(#99-197) - (AWESOME BLOSSOM X SABINE BAUR) This daylily has won Best Seedling in the past at our local show and in 2003 it won the Region 6 Annie T. Giles Award and an AHS Achievement Medal as well as a Junior Citation Award. It was also the runner up for the President’s Cup at the 2008 AHS National Convention. It has a 24” scape and is evergreen and a fast increaser. It has 4 way branching when established and 17+ buds. Flower size is 5 ¾” and it reblooms very well. Tetraploid. Good parent. Limited $32.00


LINE DANCER

Payne 2004 (99Spider) – Cross Unknown, Diploid. Lavender with dark purple band above a green to yellow-green throat. Scape height is 27” with 4 way branching. It is an evergreen, early midseason bloomer and has a bud count of 18. It is a 7” flower. Crispate. It has been a favorite with garden visitors. This flower won the Edna Lankart Award at the Regional meeting in San Antonio. $12.00

LONE STAR BORDER GUARD - click to enlarge
LONE STAR BORDER GUARD*

(95-123XUN) Tet The color combination makes this daylily a standout. It is a deep fushia pink with a lighter watermark and a deep green throat. A gold wire edge completes the picture. LONE STAR BORDER GUARD has a scape height of 26” and has 3-4 way branching. Bud count is 20-22. It blooms early midseason and reliably reblooms. It is evergreen. Fertile. $24.00

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LONE STAR CELEBRATION

(4-MiscDipB) (Cross Unknown) Dip LONE STAR CELEBRATION is a late bloomer, is recurrent with a bud count of about 22. It is tall – about 37” with 5 way branching. It is a beautiful 8” coral color with a very green throat and excellent form. With its late blooming season and rebloom it is a wonderful addition to the later garden. UF $18.00

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LONE STAR LONGHORN

(3-301) Dip (RODEO CLOWN X Unknown) LONE STAR LONGHORN is a very pale pink with a red band and very green throat and perfectly quilled sepals for a very distinctive look. Height is about 33” and flower size is 7” with 4 way branching. It has 20+ buds. It blooms midseason, reblooms, and is evergreen. UF Fertile. This daylily has been very popular with visitors and will probably sell out quickly. $26.00

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LONE STAR SWEETHEART*

(4-96)– [Tet Seedling x (Tet SQUAREDANCER’S CURTSY)] This daylily was the Best Seedling at the 2008 Brazosport Daylily Society Flower Show and it is my hope that it will give me tet UF’s with patterned eyes and edges. This flower is 6 ½” with the eye covering most of the peach colored petals and sepals. Height is about 33” with 4 way branching. Bud count is 20+. It is a midseason bloomer, reblooms, and is evergreen. Fertile. $28.00

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LONE STAR WAGON WHEEL

Payne 2004 (98BIS) - Cross Unknown, Diploid. Unusual Form, Crispate. Yellow self above a green throat. Scape height 37” with 3 way branching. Bud count is 15 and it has a long early midseason bloom. Flower size is 8” as it stands naturally. It is evergreen. $18.00

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LONE STAR WINDMILL

(3-305) Dip (EXOTIC RHYTHM X Unknown) This is a 9” flower and is 38” tall so it makes a real presence in the garden. It has 20-22 buds with 4 way branching. LONE STAR WINDMILL is a beautiful pale yellow with a green throat. It is evergreen and blooms midseason. It is recurrent. Pollen is not fertile. This daylily grows like a weed and will make a clump in one year. It won Best UF in Show and tied for Best in Show the first year of introduction. $12.00

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LULU’S MAGIC*

(3-96) Tet (Seedling X ONLY BELIEVE*) The color of this 6.5” daylily is a peach pink blend with pink eye and a heavy pink and gold ruffled edge above a green throat. Height is 28” with consistent 5 way branching and a bud count of 28. It blooms early to midseason, reblooms readily, and is evergreen. Fertile. LULU’S MAGIC* won an AHS Achievement Medal at the 2008 Lone Star Daylily Society Flower Show and offers beautiful foliage and very sturdy scapes. It’s been instrumental in providing some wonderfully edged and branched seedlings. (See seedling #6-127 on our website.) This daylily is the namesake of a baby squirrel that fell out of a tree that Leon hand raised last spring. $28.00

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Lulu the Squirrel

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LUNAR ORBIT*

(00-183) – Tet, [(UNTAMED GLORY x Unknown) X (LARRY GRACE x Seedling)]. This daylily has been remarkable from the first bloom. The deep rose pink color and the large yellow circular eye pattern and edge and green throat is a real standout in the garden. It has a 24-26” scape height and 3-4 way branching. It has a bud count of 24-26 and is evergreen. LUNAR ORBIT is a midseason bloomer and reblooms readily. This daylily is one of the most rust resistant daylilies we have seen. Fertile. XX.XX

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PATRICIA SNIDER MEMORIAL

Payne 2004 (00-667) - (95-UF X CHRISTENING SPIRIT) Diploid, Unusual Form, Crispate. Cream with red band above a very green throat. 28” scape with a bud count of 15 and 3 way branching. The flower size is 7”. It is evergreen, early midseason, and a reliable rebloomer. Leon chose to name this one in memory of his sister as it is one of his favorites. Good parent for white/eyed UF’s. $26.00

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RODEO CLOWN

(#95SPB) - (Seedling X CHRISTENING SPIRIT) 28” scape, EMRe, Ev, Unusual Form, 8”+ flower, 4 way branching, 16+ buds. This daylily is pale orange with a bright red chevron and a yellow green throat. It is a diploid. It is a sib to SQUAREDANCER’S CURTSY. This daylily won Best in Show as seedling in 2001 – something that has never happened since we have been exhibiting in the Houston area shows. It also won the Best Unusual Form at the Brazosport Show in 2002. RODEO CLOWN won an AHS HM Award in 2006. $XX.XX

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SQUAREDANCER'S CURTSY

(#95-SPA) - (Seedling X CHRISTENING SPIRIT) 28” scape, EMRe, Ev, Unusual Form, 7” flower, 4 way branching, 20+ buds. This daylily is a pale pink with a bright red chevron and a very green throat. It is a diploid. It is a sib to RODEO CLOWN. This daylily won our Region 6 ‘Annie T. Giles’ award at the Regional Meeting in Brazosport in 2000 and also Best Unusual Form at the Lone Star Show in 2002. SQUAREDANCER’S CURTSY was recognized nationally by the American Hemerocallis Society in 2006 with an Honorable Mention Award. Very fertile and an excellent parent. $XX.XX

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TEXAS MOONSHINE*

(My Special Angel Baby) Tet This heavily ruffled yellow daylily is 6” in diameter and is 36” tall with 8 way branching. It has a bud count of 35. It blooms midseason, is strongly recurrent, and is evergreen. TEXAS MOONSHINE* has excellent plant habits, is tall with high bud count and great branching. We were undecided whether to introduce this daylily but we had too many requests from visitors to refuse. Fertile. $28.00

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