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Fat pods on Chinese Sacred Lily

February 1, 2018
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These will each have several seeds, of various sizes (possibly due to variations in ploidy). I have another stem also with 4 pods, and many with 2-3. Pods generally have…

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Double Autumn Colors seedling

January 30, 2018
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A few of these, pretty much identical to each other, have shown up over the years in the seed-grown Autumn Colors. They generally have stigmas and set seed. And have…

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Autumn Colors x Constantinople

January 18, 2018
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Here on the immediate coast, and hence lacking a truly hot summer baking, Constantinople tends to not be as fully double as it should be, having the doubling generally confined…

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Chinese Sacred Lily (N. tazetta var chinensis) seeds…

March 12, 2015
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Yes, you can look at all the articles coming out of China and elsewhere, on how hopelessly sterile this variety is. But, thanks to the wonders of significantly warmer temperatures…

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more tetraploid tazetta pollens available…

December 11, 2014
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Two more freshly collected tetraploid tazetta pollens are available free of charge to experienced breeders(can send to all countries). Both of these are from conversions I made. I am including…

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fertile tetraploid tazetta pollen

November 24, 2014
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If any breeders out there want to make some fertile tazetta hybrids with regular daffodils, these should be ideal. Right now I have collected an excess of pollen from several…

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