Trips offered by the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (PHS)

July 22, 2016
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The Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (PHS) is offering an exciting travel program for 2017. Please share this information with your members. Thank you. Gardens, Wine and Wilderness, A Tour of New…

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Unreduced ABC – Pollen from ABC – Narcissus Crosses

July 17, 2016
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N. triandrus pallidulus x emerald sea

The capital letters indicate different chromosome sets. One example for such a cross is N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea. The seedlings are composed of one…

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Hot Water Treatment

I need to give bulbs from one area hot water treatment to control nematodes.  Since formalin is no longer allowed, what disinfectant do any of…

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Emerald Sea Seedlings

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The  John  Hunter  registration  ;  EMERALD  SEA ,  ( Seadream  x  N Viridiflorus  , –  reg  1999 )  is  flowering  now  and  also  in  bloom …

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RIP

July 9, 2016
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Forwarding from David Burdick; With a heavy heart, Victor Whitney asked me to pass along the very sad news of Eileen Whitney’s death on July…

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New tetraploid Narcissus jonquilla henriquesii

July 6, 2016
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Sprouting pollen of n. jonquilla henriquesii (tetraploid)

N. jonquilla henriquesii has been transformed from diploid to tetraploid. The pollen volume of the tetraploid plant is about two times bigger than that of the…

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Early July

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We are heading into mid-winter here but nevertheless there are plenty of daffodils. Bulbocodiums of course: Some nice tazettas – just. A cyclataz from N.…

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2017 ADS Shows – Call for Information

I’m just taking over as ADS Awards Chair from Bob Spotts, and I have a lot to learn.  One thing I know I need is…

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Pine needles or Pine Straw as Mulch

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Lesson learned: Digging daffodils has always been one of most liked subjects to talk about and the least liked to do.  For those without this…

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Miniature Daffodils

Hi, This year I dug my miniatures, all of them.  I have slightly over 100 varieties counting some N. species and some hybrids of both…

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Forms of ‘N. Ornatus

June 20, 2016
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Can someone anwser the following. I have Ornatus received from Austrailia  10 years ago stateing it was a selection from ‘N, radiiflorus var, exertus’ and…

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Bulb fly larva infecting bulbs needed

The great bulb fly mysteryjb (1) Please see the attachment requesting either adult bulb flies or bulbs that are infested. We are researching a virus…

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Throckmorten bulbs?

I have some Throckmorten varieties and would love more.  Is anyone willing to sell or trade?  I dug Class Act this year, a particular favorite,…

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