General

Information and photos about people, organizations, publications and resources and flowers other than daffodils.

Erlicheer and White Pearl

The  daffodil  season  is  moving  slowly  in  New  Zealand  and  most  areas  had  a rough  weekend  as  a severe  southerly front  moved  up  the  country . My  cutflower  numbers  for …

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Introduction

July 15, 2017
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For my talk on bulbs last night I used the following abstract. I thought it was quite good myself and you are welcome to use it. The Story of Bulbs…

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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Chinese Sacred Lily

July 10, 2017
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I have known about the Chinese Sacred Lily for some time. I am giving a prestigious lecture on bulbs and have delved into literature and art for the talk, deciding…

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Daffodils in Iceland

July 5, 2017
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My sister (Karen Spotts) and I visited Iceland for two weeks in early June. Iceland is quite interesting – with countless beautiful waterfalls and captivating rugged territory. There are more…

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Jay John Pengra

It is with great sadness to inform you that Jay passed away on Tuesday June 13th  from complications after a heart attack and heart surgery. His memorial service is planned…

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