Breeding

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

A very generous gift

September 20, 2015
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Hi Last year I visited one of Tony Davis’ daffodil plots in Bowral and was very taken by a couple of high quality mid-season flowering poeticus seedlings that were close…

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Flowering now – some miniatures that stand out

September 18, 2015
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It has been a week since the Canberra Show and we are into mid-late season now with the miniature tazettas and apodanthe hybrids out in numbers. The miniature split cup…

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New Trevanion Bulbocodium hybrids at the Canberra Show

September 18, 2015
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Lawrence Trevanion exhibited a number of his fertile bulbocodium hybrids at the Canberra Show. The judges preferred the bulbocodiums that did not have wide perianths. Lawrence’s new hybrids add an…

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Miniatures at the Canberra Show

September 18, 2015
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I have been remiss in not posting photos of the Glenbrook Trophy Class at the Canberra Show. It is a keenly contested class with Keira Bulbs and Lawrence Trevanion competing…

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Breeding down

September 16, 2015
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The project of breeding highly bred modern daffodils towards miniatures is starting to yield promising results. This one started miniature but is now 60mm This little one is completely unexpected.…

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Beautiful Pedigree 2

September 16, 2015
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Fortescue is my favorite double. Its pollen (almost certainly) onto Nynja gave Iterate I think out of an interest in Seraglio, Kung Fu (2Y-R) was crossed with Decoy (01_236). Florence…

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