Seeds

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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Hybridizing

A Beginning in Hybridizing The year 2017 was a successful year in my producing of daffodil seed from many of my crosses but not all.  Probably the words that I…

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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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N. cavanillesii crosses

November 24, 2016
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N. cavanillesii flowered three days after a heavy rain in southern Spain. Today, one month later I earned the seeds in the picture. The different pollen parents influence the size of…

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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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White Trumpets

Spring has come early by a couple of weeks for some varieties. The flower not yet registered as Yazjoy opened in July. Unfortunately is is 1-2 mm short of being…

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