Trips offered by the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (PHS)

July 22, 2016
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The Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (PHS) is offering an exciting travel program for 2017. Please share this information with your members. Thank you. Gardens, Wine and Wilderness, A Tour of New…

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Unreduced ABC – Pollen from ABC – Narcissus Crosses

July 17, 2016
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The capital letters indicate different chromosome sets. One example for such a cross is N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea. The seedlings are composed of one chromosome set of Sea Dream…

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Hot Water Treatment

I need to give bulbs from one area hot water treatment to control nematodes.  Since formalin is no longer allowed, what disinfectant do any of you use in the HWT?…

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Emerald Sea Seedlings

The  John  Hunter  registration  ;  EMERALD  SEA ,  ( Seadream  x  N Viridiflorus  , –  reg  1999 )  is  flowering  now  and  also  in  bloom  currently  ,  in  that  difficult …

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RIP

July 9, 2016
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Forwarding from David Burdick; With a heavy heart, Victor Whitney asked me to pass along the very sad news of Eileen Whitney’s death on July 5 after a long battle…

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New tetraploid Narcissus jonquilla henriquesii

July 6, 2016
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N. jonquilla henriquesii has been transformed from diploid to tetraploid. The pollen volume of the tetraploid plant is about two times bigger than that of the diploid plant and the pollen…

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Early July

We are heading into mid-winter here but nevertheless there are plenty of daffodils. Bulbocodiums of course: Some nice tazettas – just. A cyclataz from N. cyclamineus x Autumn Colors: Some…

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2017 ADS Shows – Call for Information

I’m just taking over as ADS Awards Chair from Bob Spotts, and I have a lot to learn.  One thing I know I need is information about the 2017 ADS…

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Pine needles or Pine Straw as Mulch

Lesson learned: Digging daffodils has always been one of most liked subjects to talk about and the least liked to do.  For those without this life altering experience 🙂 digging…

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Miniature Daffodils

Hi, This year I dug my miniatures, all of them.  I have slightly over 100 varieties counting some N. species and some hybrids of both Graham Fleming and mine.  I…

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Forms of ‘N. Ornatus

June 20, 2016
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Can someone anwser the following. I have Ornatus received from Austrailia  10 years ago stateing it was a selection from ‘N, radiiflorus var, exertus’ and of French origin 1870. Then…

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Bulb fly larva infecting bulbs needed

The great bulb fly mysteryjb (1) Please see the attachment requesting either adult bulb flies or bulbs that are infested. We are researching a virus that prevents the females from…

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Throckmorten bulbs?

I have some Throckmorten varieties and would love more.  Is anyone willing to sell or trade?  I dug Class Act this year, a particular favorite, along with a scad of…

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