Autumn Colors x Constantinople

January 18, 2018
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Here on the immediate coast, and hence lacking a truly hot summer baking, Constantinople tends to not be as fully double as it should be, having the doubling generally confined…

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Tricollet form

I think the form of Tricollet is very attractive and have over the years grown seedlings from it. Although it is technically 11a the form…

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This board is so boring.

January 14, 2018
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This board is boring. Honestly — it’s true. That leaves me no choice but to SHAKE YOU AWAKE…  with SEEDLINGS! These are just a few…

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Daffnet forum usage and behavior

January 13, 2018
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Daffnet was originally created as a mailing list in 1996.  Today Daffnet is a web forum followed by thousands of people world wide.  Most people…

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Some silly fun and convention memories

I came across this “story” today — something I wrote to help me pass my second ID Test in ADS Judges School II in 2002. …

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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30…

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December Journal

January 3, 2018
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Just wanted to mention how much I enjoyed this issue; Dan’s article about Larry Force was terrific.  Lots of great photos too.  I don’t really…

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2018
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Here is wishing all of you a Happy and Healthy 2018.  I have enjoyed the wide variety of subjects and the diverse and thought provoking…

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Daffodils and me.

December 30, 2017
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After 20 + years of showing daffodils, I have found that some old time daffodil people think me a fraud because they think I simply…

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The inheritance of recessive and dominant mutations in daffodil cultivars

December 30, 2017
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This is the title of an article from Peter Brandham in the “Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip Yearbook 2017, pages 26-32”. Essential statements in this paper…

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Tour

December 30, 2017
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Hi Folks, Our news tells us that Minnesota is very cold with deep snow. It seems hard to believe that the Northern Hemisphere show season…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more…

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‘Yuletide" greetings of the Season

December 15, 2017
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For your holiday enjoyment: the bulbocodum hybrid, ‘Yuletide’, and Camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide”— putting on a joint Yuletide seasonal show in my garden, USDA Zone 8b…

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