New tetraploid Narcissus cordubensis/fernandesii

May 24, 2017
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    The diploid N. jonquilla cordubensis of the picture has been transformed to two tetraploid plants. This is to be seen in the photos of the sprouting pollen: The tetraploid plants…

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Oakwood Daffodils Catalog – 2017

The 2017 Oakwood Daffodils & Larry Wier Daffodils catalog has been added to the Specialty Bulb Growers page on the ADS website. Message from Oakwood Daffodils follows; Welcome to Oakwood…

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South Mountain Flower Farm Catalog – 2017

The 2017 South Mountain Flower Farm catalog has been added to the Specialty Bulb Growers page on the ADS website. Message from South Mountain Flower Farm follows; This is our…

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Ngaire Rogers

Hi Folks, Last year we had a vigorous discussion regarding the twelve petalled cultivar ‘Ngaire Rogers.’ Some would not even consider it a legitimate daffodil. Malcolm Lind has shared these…

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Daffodil Boutique for 2018 Nashville Convention

Daffodil Boutique for 2018 Nashville Convention

There will be a Daffodil Boutique at the American Daffodil Society Convention on April 5-8, 2018 in The Greater Nashville Area. If you are interested in being a vendor of…

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N. ‘Sheskin’ probably my favourite pink for exhibition nowadays

These flowers of N. ‘Sheskin’ have spent almost a month in a fridge at 2.5C – they look a bit tired and show a rim rather than solid pink in…

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Lessons Learned from the past daffodil season

Hi, I’m hoping this will be taken in the humor it was intended.  I had a few lessons learned from the past season that I thought was comical enough to…

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Daffodilia

May 12, 2017
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Dear All, Now that the Daffodil season is over for me I can get down to doing some of the things I have asked to do! The rain has returned…

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Autumn 17#5

Bulbocodium season has now started. The first of the viridiflorus hybrids has just finished which means it has lasted over 2 weeks.               A…

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Design Show at Chicago Botanic

If you also like flower design with daffodil themes, check this link which shows the Design category at the Chicago Botanic Garden last weekend. Bill Hessel, a founding member of…

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With Sadness

May 3, 2017
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With sadness, I am reporting Petie Matheson of Gloucester, Virginia, passed last night.   She was a long time ADS member and judge.  She was in the judging school with…

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2017 Joe Hamms Show (PDGS)

May 2, 2017
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All Well, we have finally reached the end of my show photos for all the shows that I visited this year in the midwest of the country as well as…

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Easter Daffs – an International market .

Every   Easter  both  our  local  Supermarkets  have  good  displays  of  flowers  for  sale .It  is  currently  peak  chrysanthemum  season  here  , supplemented  by  the  year  round  availability  of  roses , …

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