Monthly Archives: September 2014

Whanganui 2014

September 22, 2014
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The  Whanganui  Horticultural  Society  had  their  Spring  Show  on  Saturday  20  ,  Election  Day  in  NZ  . No  change  of  government  in  NZ  ;  also  no  change  of  winners  at…

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Rongotea Spring Show 2014

September 22, 2014
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Rongotea  is  a  popular  ,small  midweek  show  on  the  Central  Daffodil  circuit ;  now  well  into  their  second  century  of  shows .Thursday  18  September   saw  a  good  muster  of…

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The vision of childhood

September 21, 2014
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Hi Folks, Today my eight year old grandson visited the Christchurch show. He surveyed our trade stand with interest then made the following observations. We have not previously discussed hybridising…

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Narcissus jonquilla

September 18, 2014
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      In the same place where N.  bulbocodium quintanilhae, growing together, but no mixed and without hybrids, Narcissus jonquilla    

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Narcissus bulbocodium subsp. bulbocodium var. quintanilhae

September 18, 2014
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Last spring I pictured this beautiful species. It has the biggest flower  that I have ever seen in N. bulbocodium 2 x 4cm. Is not currently accepted, under this name,…

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Narcissus x rupidulus

September 17, 2014
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Is not rare to see in the wild Narcissus rupicola and Narcissus triandrus subsp. pallidulus growing together and it is not difficoult to see the hybrid Narcissus x rupidulus. Is…

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