Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ox Blood Lilies

September 10, 2014
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Friends, My Ox Blood Lilies, Rhodophiala bifida, are in bloom!  Like Spider Lilies, Ox Blood Lilies bloom soon after rain in September.    I really do like them!

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1Y-R seedling

Hi Everyone Spring has come early here in Dunedin with plenty of flowers out. A cross I did in 2007 was between Ohakune a Max Hamilton raised 1Y-O and Glenfarclas.…

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September 2014 Daffodil Journal

September 9, 2014
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Hi All, Just received a September 2014 “The Daffodil Journal.” It could be an early copy. Excellent work as usual. Loved the colored pictures. Also got a kick out of…

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Otaki – a few more .Kiwi Redcups .

September 8, 2014
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As would  be  expected  at  an  early  season  show  ,  the  div 2  Redcups  were  at  their  peak .  The  class  for  a  vase  of  3  stems  redcups  had  10…

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Narcissus viridiflorus

September 7, 2014
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The daffodil season  for 2014/2015 is starting. I began watering in mid August this year as opposed to late September in 2013. The first of the N. viridiflorus is open…

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OTAKI DAFFODIL SHOW – 2014

September 7, 2014
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Our  local  Otaki  Horticultural  Society  had  our  116  th  Spring  show  on  Friday  5  September  .We  have  downsized  to  a  smaller  one  day  show  as  our  regular  growers  and  supporters…

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