Breeding

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

Ref Sara’s trumpet dafodil

A picture of N. nobilis var primigenius taken in the wild in Northern Spain. It shows the typical yellow tube and the yellow staining, up to half way, of the…

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Another viridiflorus seedling – 6

February 5, 2008
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Friends, This seedling, just open today, is intermediate in size. It’s the earliest of several siblings that opened double last year – and not the best one. But, as last…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 4

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Manuel Lima used Actaea often in his breeding – perhaps wanting fertility and certainly cup color. The resultant seedlings are mostly Y-O, Y-GOO, or Y-GYO – although some…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 2

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Here’s another first-generation viridiflorus seedling from Manuel Lima. Seed parent not known. Not anything special, but possibly useful for future breeding. Bob

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Black Vulture name contest #2

January 11, 2008
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  Most people don’t know these long winged birds are a cavity nesting species. They will nest in caves, abandoned houses, hollow logs, or dog houses placed out in wooded…

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