Growing Daffodils

OTAKI 2017 ; a few more .

September 11, 2017
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There  are  always  a  few  varieties  , at  every  show  ,  that  don,t  enjoy  as  many  days  out  as  they  deserve , –  or  perhaps  that  we  had  not  noticed …

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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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Bulbs of Mitsch’s ‘Lemon Tree’

We have received a query from Denise who lives in Utah asking where she can buy bulbs of Grant Mitsch’s daffodil  ‘Lemon Tree‘ .  If you can provide a source…

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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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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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Hybrid Seedling Question

A question to hybridizes. I have more seedlings than I have a place to replant.  As all hybridizes know when you keep one seedling bulb for a few years it…

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