Species

Information and photos of wild narcissus species.

Sent to my Texas Master Gardeners

February 15, 2018
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This was a quickie post I made to our MG group. We have about 83 active members, 12 new students going through 60 hours of training, then 50 hours of…

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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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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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species daffodils

November 14, 2017
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I have returned home from the ADS Fall Forum & Fall Daffodil Show in Cincinnati, OH. I express profuse appreciation to all those that worked to make the event possible…

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Heritage help please!

With too much to do I decided instead to go and visit some old friends. Van  Sion. Orange Phoenix Yellow Phoenix (I think). Orange Phoenix and Yellow Phoenix together. This…

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A visit to Keira Bulbs

Here are some photos at Keira bulbs taken a day or two after the show – 19th of September. Fittingly, Graham and Helen Fleming won best  division 5.        A…

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