Monthly Archives: July 2017

Erlicheer and White Pearl

The  daffodil  season  is  moving  slowly  in  New  Zealand  and  most  areas  had  a rough  weekend  as  a severe  southerly front  moved  up  the  country . My  cutflower  numbers  for …

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Bulbs of Mitsch’s ‘Lemon Tree’

We have received a query from Denise who lives in Utah asking where she can buy bulbs of Grant Mitsch’s daffodil  ‘Lemon Tree‘ .  If you can provide a source…

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Introduction

July 15, 2017
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For my talk on bulbs last night I used the following abstract. I thought it was quite good myself and you are welcome to use it. The Story of Bulbs…

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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Chinese Sacred Lily

July 10, 2017
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I have known about the Chinese Sacred Lily for some time. I am giving a prestigious lecture on bulbs and have delved into literature and art for the talk, deciding…

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Open Pollination

July 8, 2017
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  My first steps as a hybridizer were to cross standard daffodils. I read in the literature that it is not necessary to prevent open pollination because only 1 to…

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