Species

Information and photos of wild narcissus species.

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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Miniature White N. cyclamineus x hybrid Seedlings

March 11, 2015
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Working to develop a stable seed strain of Miniature whites similar in form to Narcissus cyclamineus.   Steve

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Brown daffodils / Variable flowering time

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Elegans/obsoletus opens greenish brown and then develops to an intense orange. It looks as if this development in the hybrids can be delayed and that both green and brown coronas…

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Blooming in Ohio

February 21, 2015
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Winter has not been kind, though other parts of the country have had it worse than we have, here in Cincinnati.  The extreme cold, with temps near and below zero,…

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N. poeticus in Austria

February 1, 2015
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Has anyone searched for N. poeticus in Austria lately?  Matthew Zandbergen wrote, in the 1971 March Daffodil Journal, about great fields of them.  There is a Narzissenfest in Bad Aussee…

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Narcissus x xanthochlorus or Narcissus x perezlarae

December 20, 2014
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   At November 7, 2014 I published a picture in Daffnet which I thought to be N. x xanthochlorus. Gerd Knoche told me that it may be N. x perezlarae…

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