Amazing Cultivar

August 28, 2016
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Hi Folks, Whilst not a show flower this an amazing new cultivar. John MacLennan’s 06=157. These flowers were picked for a Horticultural Society meeting on the 5th July. Following this…

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Fran Lewis

August 21, 2016
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I just found out Fran Lewis past at 100 this week. She and her husband, Raymond, hybridized ‘Mobjack Bay’ and ‘North River’.  My heart is heavy with sadness as she…

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Could someone identify this daffodil?

August 21, 2016
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It grows in Italy, in my grandmother’s garden for 20 years or probably more. It’s an early flowering in this mountain climate. The outer petals are pastel yellow and the…

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Ngaire Rogers

August 21, 2016
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Last year I posted a photo of N Ngaire Rogers. It has ten petals and is consistent in form and show quality. It is from a cyclamineus cross. The first…

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A few early seedlings

August 16, 2016
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John  Hollever  and  I  were  both  at  our  adjoining  daff  patches  this  afternoon  and  had  a  chance  to  look  at  a  few  seedlings .It  was  a  week  since  our  early …

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2016 2Y-Y sdl and mini novelty

August 15, 2016
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Very pleased to see this new 2Y-Y sdl appearing so early in the season plus this mini odd-ball, which I’ll keep.

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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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Paperwhites

Different paperwhites flower here in Canberra from about April to September. Flowering time is influenced by both rainfall and temperature. A couple more paperwhite N. broussonetii seedlings have flowered here and…

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Central Daffodil Group Early Show

August 14, 2016
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The  Central  Daffodil  Group  started  the  show  season  with  a  small  bench  show  and  winter  lunch  on  Tuesday  9  August  . The  venue  was  a  large  barn ,  set up …

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Badges for Judges

August 13, 2016
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I have had a inquiry as to where one could buy a badge; yellow that has the judges name on it; someone was selling them but I forgot who. Anyone…

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N. willkommii

Hi, I don’t like to do this, but I have some N. willkommii seed that I didn’t use when I planted my daffodil hybridized seeds this year.  They are open…

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Flowering in Canberra today – Part 3

August 7, 2016
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Hi A few more photos of our seedlings.

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Flowering in Canberra today – Part 2

August 7, 2016
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Hi Some more photos of what is flowering today.

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