Bob Spotts, California

Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 4

February 3, 2008
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Categories: Breeding, Hybridizing, Seedling

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Daffodil Friends,
Manuel Lima used Actaea often in his breeding – perhaps wanting fertility and certainly cup color. The resultant seedlings are mostly Y-O, Y-GOO, or Y-GYO – although some have whitish perianths. They all opened with a distinct greenish cast. This one (though badly faded) is representative of the form of the lot. The best have some petal overlap. The orange in their cups is lovely – no reddish tint at all. It is quite bright in many.
Bob

One response to “Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 4”

  1. Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee Becky Fox Matthews says:

    Gorgeous, Bob! I especially love this one!
    Becky
    Robert Spotts wrote: