Fertility

The fertility of species and named daffodils.

Narcissus x xanthochlorus

October 25, 2014
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One year ago I published a picture of N. x xanthochlorus ( N. cavanillesii x N. viridiflorus) on Daffnet. This year  three bulbs will flower. Two  flowers allready opened (see…

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Hybrids of different narcissus species can be fertile by generating unreduced pollen

October 9, 2014
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In this spring I found many plants of intersectional diploid narcissus hybrids in Spain which were fertile by generating unreduced pollen. This may be of great interest for daffodil hybridizers and…

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Searching DaffSeek

Hi Lazy me is looking for an easy way to search through DaffSeek by using divisions rather than names. I would like to see, for example, the possibilities when I…

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More Gold Step breeding

Gold Step is Alfriston (2Y-R) x bulbocodium. Selfed, presumably, it has produced a number of hybrids with further fertility. 09_09MB is almost fully fertile and has selfed to produce further…

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12 Aug Gold Step breeding

Daffnet is very quiet. Gold Step (Alfriston x bulbocodium) has not started yet but some of its progeny have. Seeds first collected from it in 2006 can now be judged…

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Wilf Hall Tazettas , early 2014

I  called  on  Wilf  Hall  late  last  week  ;  we had  a  few cold   days  and  I  wondered how  the  tazettas  and  the  grower  were  handling  the  abrupt  arrival…

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