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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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Autumn 17#6

There is no obvious boundary between autumn and winter here. It sure feels like winter. There were enough flowers to pick a bunch for a friend’s birthday. The bunch includes…

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Autumn 17#5

Bulbocodium season has now started. The first of the viridiflorus hybrids has just finished which means it has lasted over 2 weeks.               A…

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Autumn 17#4

Hi Christiaan, I am delighted by your seedlings, particularly if they are happy in your impossible conditions. The season progresses here with the first viridiflorus hybrid flowering. Bill Welch’s earliest…

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Autumn 17#3

Thanks everyone for the show photos. Apologies Jaydee, I don’t know the answers to your questions. The National Daffodil Association of Australia may eventually be a good source of information.…

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Autumn 17#2

Some more elegans hybrids are flowering. The elegans scent, which I like, is now quite powerful.   My first new seedling for 2017 is the 8W-Y. It is not perfect…

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