Breeding

Contains information and advice about hybridizing as well as photos of seedlings.

Tricollet form

I think the form of Tricollet is very attractive and have over the years grown seedlings from it. Although it is technically 11a the form is so distinct that I…

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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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The inheritance of recessive and dominant mutations in daffodil cultivars

December 30, 2017
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This is the title of an article from Peter Brandham in the “Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip Yearbook 2017, pages 26-32”. Essential statements in this paper are: Pitfalls often occur, one…

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New generation Autumn Colors

I had the pleasure of receiving the latest generation of Autumn Colors by Bill Welch this season. I spoke to him over the phone and he informed me that he…

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species daffodils

November 14, 2017
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I have returned home from the ADS Fall Forum & Fall Daffodil Show in Cincinnati, OH. I express profuse appreciation to all those that worked to make the event possible…

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A visit to Keira Bulbs

Here are some photos at Keira bulbs taken a day or two after the show – 19th of September. Fittingly, Graham and Helen Fleming won best  division 5.        A…

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