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Theory according to Dave

August 28, 2017
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These flowers of Nb nivalis are quite the smallest daffodils that we grow. When exhibited in NZ they are down pointed because they are too small compared with a vase…

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N cyclamineus

August 7, 2017
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Yesterday I mentioned variation in the species cyclamineus. The first to flower opened today. I picked it for a Hort Soc meeting. It has lovely form and is always very…

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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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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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Ngaire Rogers

Hi Folks, Last year we had a vigorous discussion regarding the twelve petalled cultivar ‘Ngaire Rogers.’ Some would not even consider it a legitimate daffodil. Malcolm Lind has shared these…

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Journal

January 18, 2017
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Hi Jolene, Just to advise that my December Journal arrived in Christchurch today. Dave Adams

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