Breeding

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

Evaluation of Seedlings

A question to hybridizers.  How do you evaluate your seedlings on a year when they have summer weather in February followed in March by three weeks of extreme cold and…

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First florets

My daffodil season began this morning with 3 daffodils flowering. Sometimes tazettas flower here in February. This year they are relatively late, presumably because we have had a long warm…

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Daffodils in Bloom in Currituck County, NC

February 11, 2017
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Hi, I took my camera for a stroll in our 64 degree “F” sunny weather today and took a couple of pictures.  Actually, I took a lot of pictures but…

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Bulbocodium hybrid seedlings

Bulbocodium hybrid seedlings

Three years ago I pollinated a yellow bulbocodium hybrid with a white one. From the seed pod about 150 seeds were sown in an eight inch pot. This year seedlings…

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First Narcissus for 2017

My first Narcissus is blooming for 2017 after my Autumn bloomers have finished. This is Narcissus cantabricus var. foliosus: My next species will be Narcissus psuedonarcissus. I believe I have…

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The Colors of Green Daffodils.

January 18, 2017
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One of the things we have learned after several generations of daffodil breeding with N. viridiflorus in the background is that there can be many shades and colors of green…

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