Hybridizer

Information from and about hybridizers around the world.

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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Autumn blooming Narcissus

Narcissus tazetta has a few Autumn blooming varieties from dry Mediterranean areas that bloom when the first rains arrive in the fall and winter, these varieties don’t need a winter…

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Kate Reade

November 23, 2016
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Dear All, Nial Watson just asked that I let Daffnet members know that Kate Reade has passed away. Kate was awarded the American Daffodil Society Gold Medal in 1992 and…

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Triandus hybrids

November 7, 2016
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Hi At our Canberra Show Lawrence asked whether our triandus hybrids were fertile. A couple were still flowering so I pollinated them with pollen from our tall form of NTT.…

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Clive Postles – sadly passed away

It is with very great sadness that we announce the death of Clive Postles on Tuesday November 1 2016. Clive was a much loved and respected member of the Society,…

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Fran Lewis

August 21, 2016
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I just found out Fran Lewis past at 100 this week. She and her husband, Raymond, hybridized ‘Mobjack Bay’ and ‘North River’.  My heart is heavy with sadness as she…

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