Weather and Temperature

Discussions about weather impact and temperature on daffodils.

Final flower

November 10, 2016
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It has been an idyllic spring here with mild temperatures and regular rain. This has made the last flower very late indeed: – a species poeticus grown from seed from…

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Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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Late 11b’s and others

Not many 11b’s have been registered this century. To my eye, judging from the photos in Daffseek, the most attractive of these is Brian Duncan’s ‘Jodi’. Until convinced otherwise, I…

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Advice wanted

September 29, 2016
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One question I get regularly is what daffodils will grow in Sydney.  Now in the CBD would be a challenge and most would be more like annuals as the temperatures…

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White Trumpets

Spring has come early by a couple of weeks for some varieties. The flower not yet registered as Yazjoy opened in July. Unfortunately is is 1-2 mm short of being…

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Paperwhites

Different paperwhites flower here in Canberra from about April to September. Flowering time is influenced by both rainfall and temperature. A couple more paperwhite N. broussonetii seedlings have flowered here and…

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