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Early Phillips Redcups .

The warm , settled weather is continuing in the Waikato , as it is over most of the North Island for the last week .The daffs are moving at a…

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Another fine Jonquilla

John Hunter has flowered  many nice seedlings using pollen from his very fertile Emerald Sea.With a very limited pool of fertile jonquillas, a logical cross is with the very fertile…

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Going Bananas

Winter in Otaki has been quite mild,with only a couple of frosts , not very solid at all .However the birds still need a little extra food to keep their…

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More Early Whites

Both Graham Phillips and I are cut flower market growers and are always keen to market daffs that are a little different or out of season in relation to what…

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Hunter Emerald Sea seedlings

  John and Marie Hunter have a much colder winter than we have in  Otaki; plenty of the high sunshine hours Nelson is known for, but also  quite severe frosts.…

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Early Doubles

The early doubles make a nice change from all the yellows.  I have quite a range of yellow perianths, but few with white backs. The beautiful John Hunter all whites…

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