Monthly Archives: January 2018

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 is so distinct that I…

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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 of the delights in my…

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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 are silent and just read…

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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.  I had one incorrect item…

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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 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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