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First florets

My daffodil season began this morning with 3 daffodils flowering. Sometimes tazettas flower here in February. This year they are relatively late, presumably because we have had a long warm…

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Final flower

November 10, 2016
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It has been an idyllic spring here with mild temperatures and regular rain. This has made the last flower very late indeed: – a species poeticus grown from seed from…

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Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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Late 11b’s and others

Not many 11b’s have been registered this century. To my eye, judging from the photos in Daffseek, the most attractive of these is Brian Duncan’s ‘Jodi’. Until convinced otherwise, I…

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Around the Show

September 21, 2016
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I accidentally left my camera at home re-charging so my Canberra show report this year is limited. One named flower that caught my eye that I had not seen before…

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Reflections on cyclamineus

September 1, 2016
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This season a few favorite cyclamineus have been moved to the house in the hope I will be able to cultivate them properly in pots. I like the long straight…

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