Seedling

Photographs and discussions about seedlings.

Bulbocodium hybrid seedlings

Bulbocodium hybrid seedlings

Three years ago I pollinated a yellow bulbocodium hybrid with a white one. From the seed pod about 150 seeds were sown in an eight inch pot. This year seedlings…

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Narcissus cantabricus crosses

February 2, 2017
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   These two miniature daffodils are flowering in the greenhouse. The seedlings of both crosses often generate unreduced pollen. I shall try the first one out of doors this year…

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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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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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Different seedlings of N. x xanthochlorus (N. cavanillesii x N. viridiflorus) are flowering

December 2, 2016
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The seedlings of N. x xanthochlorus should be fertile because they are allotetraploid. But some generate no viable pollen. Successful crosses with Maria Pia as the pollen parent were made.…

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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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