Hybridizing

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

More miniatures flowering in Canberra

August 2, 2017
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Hi Some more photos of what is flowering in Canberra now. I like your splits and the viridiflorus seedlings Lawrence. We have some split bulbocodiums but they flower a little…

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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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2017, Whatever season….

Here in the northern parts of South Africa we experienced a very fierce winter – last week – and some cold days since. Winter arrived very late and one can…

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2017 Daffodil Season is underway in Canberra

Our season is well and truly under way despite the very dry and cold winter we have had in Canberra. The micro mini is about half the size and height…

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Erlicheer and White Pearl

The  daffodil  season  is  moving  slowly  in  New  Zealand  and  most  areas  had  a rough  weekend  as  a severe  southerly front  moved  up  the  country . My  cutflower  numbers  for …

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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