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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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The ADS loses a legend

September 3, 2017
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Yesterday when the mail came, there was an envelope with the name ‘Becky Gould Gibson” on the back, with a Winston-Salem, N.C. address, and I knew “Bill’s gone.” Bill Gould died at age…

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 15, 2017
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Hi Nothing like a bit of rain and some moisture to speed the season along a bit. A lot of miniatures are flowering but the first of the standards and…

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What is flowering in Canberra now

August 13, 2017
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Hi A spectacular miniature seedling some micro minis. We have had a lot of micro minis flower this season.

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 9, 2017
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Hi The weather has warmed up a bit but once the sun goes down it is really chilly. With a bit of warm weather a lot more bulbs will be…

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Hybrid Seedling Question

A question to hybridizes. I have more seedlings than I have a place to replant.  As all hybridizes know when you keep one seedling bulb for a few years it…

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