Day: April 1, 2013

‘Rojo’ Intermediate 2O-R

Bob Spotts lovely, hotly colored Intermediate ‘Rojo’ a 2O-R is at peak bloom. It measure 55mm and is perfectly in scale in height, bulb, flower, and leaves. This is an orange jewel and is proving to be a fine breeder.…

Standard 2W-W

Seedling V94-149-11 combines ‘Quiet Waters’ which is one of John Pearson’s elegant show flowers with Bill Pannill’s legendary ‘Peggy White’. I consider it to be a special 2W-W that is now up for naming and ultimate Registration. Blooms can be…

DaffSeek Info and Photo Update

Yesterday, we completed the March update for DaffSeek.org  bringing the total number of daffodils in DaffSeek to 23,100.  We thank the many contributing hybridizers for providing their information and photos for their recently registered daffodils as well as the generosity…

Standard 2YYW-W

Two photos of:  V98-39-2 = [(Swedish Fjord x Altun Ha) x (Cool Shades x Sun Gem)]  a well contrasted reverse bicolor with a color code of 2YYW-W. As with both ‘Swedish  Fjord’ and ‘Sun Gem’, this flower reverses very quickly…

Tips for Growing Large Blooms and an Experiment To Try

John B’s comment about growing ‘Mexican Hat’ to size prompts this post. While visiting England and N. Ireland, it was both humbling and enlightening to see the incredible HUGE size of flowers achieved by Brian Duncan and Clive Postles. Our…