Theo Sanders, Germany

Crosses of viridiflorus hybrids with the diploid N. cantabricus

January 13, 2015
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Categories: Autumn Blooming Daffodils, Daffodil Types, Fertility, Hybridizing, Seedling, Winter Blooming Daffodils

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N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea 1 N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea 2 N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea 3 N. cantabricus x Emerald Sea 4

Crosses of viridiflorus hybrids like Emerald Sea with the diploid N. cantabricus from Spain near Puertollano are easy to realize and grow well in my greenhouse. The bulbs multiplicate  better than  crosses of N. triandrus pallidulus with Emerald Sea. The progeny flowers in autumn and winter and has an intense and pleasant scent. Some plants are fertile with unreduced pollen. I shall try to find out in this year how the seedlings behave, if they are grown outdoors in the Netherlands.

Theo

 

 

One Response to Crosses of viridiflorus hybrids with the diploid N. cantabricus

  1. Gerd Knoche, Germany
    January 14, 2015 at 6:38 am

    Very interesting cross – just in between the parents! My plain cantabricus and some bulbocodiums s.l. are very early this year.

    Gerd Knoche