Hybridizing

Discussion by daffodil hybridzers around the world, about daffodil fertility and breeding programs accompanied with many photos of seedlings.

N. ‘Sheskin’ probably my favourite pink for exhibition nowadays

These flowers of N. ‘Sheskin’ have spent almost a month in a fridge at 2.5C – they look a bit tired and show a rim rather than solid pink in…

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Lessons Learned from the past daffodil season

Hi, I’m hoping this will be taken in the humor it was intended.  I had a few lessons learned from the past season that I thought was comical enough to…

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Autumn 17#5

Bulbocodium season has now started. The first of the viridiflorus hybrids has just finished which means it has lasted over 2 weeks.               A…

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Surprise Blue Ribbon

I was sent a picture today from the Chambersburg, PA Daffodil show (a couple weeks ago) of my seedling #11-35 that I had given up on.  It’s a jonquil (cordubensis)…

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Sad News

April 25, 2017
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I learned last night, of the recent death in the UK of Richard Brook. He would have been personally known to older ADS members from his several visits to the…

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Autumn 17#4

Hi Christiaan, I am delighted by your seedlings, particularly if they are happy in your impossible conditions. The season progresses here with the first viridiflorus hybrid flowering. Bill Welch’s earliest…

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