Hybridizing

Discussion by daffodil hybridzers around the world, about daffodil fertility and breeding programs accompanied with many photos of seedlings.

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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In bloom today!

On a cold morning with snow on the ground it was a real pleasure to see this seedling from Harold Koopowitz’s extensive and entrepreneurial breeding programme in bloom in the…

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Fertile triandrus hybrids

January 13, 2017
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In Daffnet (November 7, 2016) Graham Fleming wrote that he got seeds from combining several of his triandrus hybrids with a special triandrus variety (NTT) with one chromosome set of…

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Rongotea , a few more .

December 8, 2016
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Just  a  few  more  from  Rongotea ,  mainly   featuring  NZ  flowers . The  class for  3  different  Kiwi  flowers  is  for  the  ROBIN  HILL  TROPHY    It was  well  contested  with …

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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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Much too late replanting of Mini. seedlings in polystyrene fish box.

Much too late replanting of Mini. seedlings in polystyrene fish box. A change from potting and it allows for gentle placement when the bulbs have already developed a little fringe…

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