Late Flowers – October 2016

October 11, 2016
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Our Central  area daff  season  has  always  been  running  a  little  behind  ” normal ”  and  since  our  late  show ,  –  first  weekend in  October  ,  quite  a  few …

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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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rupicola seedlings

rupicola seedlings

Came home to find these 2 seedlings in a pot I had almost forgotten about, from crosses made 7 years ago The first is rupicola x small 2wp seedling the…

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N. Watereri, watieri, wateri ?

October 7, 2016
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What is the correct terminology for this N. rupicola sub species? I order some bulbs under the name of wateri.  I understand they will have to have protection in my Zone…

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Last from C D G 2016

October 7, 2016
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The  Magnificent  7;s   ,  always  popular  ,  always  fun  ;   a  test of  the  stagers  patience  and  skill ,    more  options  for  discussion  –  7  blooms  . How  do …

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Central Late Show 2016

October 7, 2016
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Late  in  the  season  we  have  a  lot  more  choice  in  the  div  3  smallcups  and  lower  divisions  .They  were  an  impressive  display  and  had  the  judges  working . PREMIER …

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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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Some miniature 2yr old seedling bulbs from inter-species crosses.

Some miniature 2yr old seedling bulbs from inter-species crosses. Each tells a story about depth of planting, the elongated ones have really been trying to achieve a depth to which…

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CENTRAL DAFFODIL GROUP , more premiers .

October 4, 2016
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We  have  two  main  exhibitor  divisions ,  OPEN  grade  and  ,  as  we  are  unhappy  with  the  word  AMATEUR   ,  we  call  the  next   level  ,  the  MOVERS  ,   hoping …

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Central Daffodil Group ,Feilding 2016

October 4, 2016
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The  Central  Daffodil  Group  held  our  late  show  in  Feilding,  central  Manawatu  ,  on  Saturday  1  October .The  week  previous  had  been  settled ,  with  light  rain ,  warmer  temps …

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What is flowering now in Canberra

October 4, 2016
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Hi Our season is continuing into October. There are still some daffodils to flower. I notice that Tripartite is flowering now so the end of season is nearly here! I…

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