Hybridizing

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

Some Narcissus obsoletus hybrids.

October 27, 2016
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The daffodil flag has been flying in our garden for about three weeks now. There have been a number of autumn blooming hybrids in the garden. Here are a few…

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Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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Seedpods of N. triandrus triandrus

October 10, 2016
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Hi, everybody, When I was at John Reed’s this past year, I saw 2 different kinds of seed pods on naturalized N.t.t. — some were jumbo, oblong and squarish, the…

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Very late flowering N. rupicola

October 10, 2016
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Hi We have very late flowering N. rupicola flowering at the moment. From recollection it seems much later than normal. There are lots of different forms in the one pot.…

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Flowering now in Canberra

October 10, 2016
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Hi Quite a few things still flowering. Surprised to have several cyclamineus seedlings flowering now. I was going to stop hybridising but then I read the article on rupicola seedlings…

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Late 11b’s and others

Not many 11b’s have been registered this century. To my eye, judging from the photos in Daffseek, the most attractive of these is Brian Duncan’s ‘Jodi’. Until convinced otherwise, I…

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