Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lima seedling with color

January 28, 2012
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Daffnetters, Here’s another Lima seedling blooming now. This color Manuel obtained from Actaea x viridiflorus. I have used these (choosing ones with better perianth) in breeding on Y-R and Y-YYR…

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A bed of Manuel Lima’s seedlings

January 28, 2012
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DaffNetters, This gives you an idea of what many first-generation seedlings from viridiflorus look like. These are siblings, probably from Hillstar x viridiflorus. Winter bloomers, they have been open for…

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bulb increase

January 28, 2012
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Friends, I’ve had an email asking about bulb increase. How many bulbs would you likely have from one bulb, after five years? I know the ones I really want to…

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Nitrogen Content in Fertilizer

January 28, 2012
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I recall his being discussed here but I don’t recall a definitive answer. Is there scientific data to substantiate the practice of insisting on a low nitrogen content in fertilizer…

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Mini pink jonquil

January 28, 2012
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There are not too many miniature pink jonquils. This one is from Weary Dearie open pollinated (but probably N. dubius). On its maiden flowering it produced two spikes with 5…

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Emailing: IMG_7948

January 28, 2012
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Gypsy Queen by Candlepower, this is a sulphur cream flower. Corona is too undesciplined but hopefully it can be used for breeding. Harold

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