Lawrence Trevanion, Australia

Winter bulbocodiums

June 22, 2019

Categories: Autumn Blooming Daffodils, Breeding, Daffodil Types, Growing Daffodils, Hybridizing, Miniatures, Seedling, Weather and Temperature, Winter Blooming Daffodils

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Tazettas and the jonquil/viridiflorus hybrids like protection, so for me winter is bulbocodium season.

This one may have an intersectional bulbocodium hybrid as a pollen parent.

This one is Gold Step x Viriquilla

The first of this type of hybrid, Gold Step x [Virition x (Viriquilla x Virivest)] flowered in the autumn before its pollen parent flowered, and matured from greeny yellow to white yellow over a couple of weeks.

There are lots of pure bulbocodiums: –



There are some frills: –

And some spills: –

PS Jolene, I have done a draft article on bulbocodiums and will send it to you once I’ve checked it.

2 Responses to Winter bulbocodiums

  1. Harold Koopowitz, California
    Harold Koopowitz, California
    June 28, 2019 at 6:52 am

    Lawrence, you are doing the most amazing and important work on bulbocodiums. Carry on!



  2. Lawrence Trevanion, Australia
    Lawrence Trevanion, Australia
    June 28, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Thanks Harold.

    It is bulbocodium heaven here at the moment. And the selection that I think is my best 10Y-Y has just opened.