Rust Resistance

Rust Resistance Articles

Posts concerning selection of and breeding for rust resistance.


Updated Jan. 04/2021
The above link features an article and list of resistant daylily cultivars with links to further information on each.
Updated Jan. 04/2021 to include all of my introductions from 2019, 2020 and 2021.


Breeding and Selecting for Daylily Rust Resistance: Anecdotes From One Gardener's Experience
I am very proud to announce that my first article for the American Hemerocallis Society Daylily Journal was published in the Spring 2018 issue. It was titled "Breeding and Selecting for Daylily Rust Resistance: Anecdotes From One Gardener's Experience". The article details the five year rust screening program I did from summer 2012 through fall 2016. I outline the most important aspects of such a program, from my own experience and from the scientific literature on breeding for rust resistance in other plant genera.