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‘Verdant Sparks’

December 7, 2017
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My stocks of ‘Verdant Sparks’ have multiplied satisfactorily. It was down to only a couple of bulbs a few years ago.  Here is the row today with masses of the…

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Names of autumn daffodils.

November 21, 2017
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I see that the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families at the Royal Botanic Gardens: Kew now accepts our usage of the names, for both Narcissus miniatus and Narcissus obsoletus. Narcissus…

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The Colors of Green Daffodils.

January 18, 2017
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One of the things we have learned after several generations of daffodil breeding with N. viridiflorus in the background is that there can be many shades and colors of green…

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Some autumn daffodils currently in bloom.

October 28, 2016
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Here are a series of daffs that are blooming now in my garden. Img 5903 25 This is N. x perezlarae. Img 5900 24 N. obsoletus. Img 5904 23 N.…

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Some Narcissus obsoletus hybrids.

October 27, 2016
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The daffodil flag has been flying in our garden for about three weeks now. There have been a number of autumn blooming hybrids in the garden. Here are a few…

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Narcissus Martha Cash

One of my favorites among the small tazettas is ‘Martha Cash’ 8W-P, and this seems to be a very good year for it, so I thought I would share a…

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