Science

This category is about the biology of daffodils and narcissus.

N. x tuckeri

May 26, 2013
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  During my trip to Spain in March I saw  N. x tuckeri for the first time. Leslie Tucker told me the site near Navas de S. Juan. Many N.…

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Marking Daffodil Crosses

April 22, 2013
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Here are some photos of the hang tags (fluorescent merchandise string tags) in place on developing seed pods. I like to use the highly visible fluorescent tags as they can…

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Orange stigma

I can’t recall ever seeing a distinctly orange stigma on a daffodil before. I’m going to pretend this is a precursor to an all orange tazetta 8O-O (until reality catches…

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Article on Controlling Height in Potted Daffodils

April 2, 2013
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Some might have an interest in this article in the March issue of Greenhouse Product News. The article is titled “A New Height Control Possibility for Daffodils and Hyacinths”. A hot…

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Pollen Questions

March 21, 2013
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DaffNet has a new member who, after reading Kirby’s note about gifting Graham Phillips with the pollen from ‘Millenium Orange’,  has a couple questions for those who hybridize. As Mark…

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Science Experiment/food coloring in daffodil blooms

"Tidy Bowl"--Brenda Lyons' photo of a daffodil died with blue food coloring.

Here is the photo of a daffodil died using blue food coloring I referred to in my response to Keith’s post on Science Experiment/food coloring in daffodil blooms. This photo…

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