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Wild Daffodils we saw on our vacation in S. Spain

March 1, 2013
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Wild Daffodils we saw on our vacation in S. Spain

My 3rd attempt a posting photos.  Finally sucsess. These were blooming in 4th week in January.  I’m new to the species daffodils but am guessing it is some sort of…

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Daffodil Photo Background

February 18, 2013
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I find no consistancy with photographs of daffodils.  Some prefer a grey background others prefer a blue background.  The background color really impacts the color of the flower.  Has anyone evaluated what…

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2013 Daffodil Shows

January 6, 2013
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I’m trying to plan my spring vacations and trying to hit 2013 daffodil shows.  When do the 2013 shows get published?

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What are the key criteria for deciding if a new bloom is worth registering?

January 6, 2013
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I’m new to breeding and thinking way ahead.  I hope to be introducing new flowers over the next 30 years.   What criteria is used to determine which flowers are worth registering?

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Numbered Seedlings

January 6, 2013
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Most breeders have some sort of system to identify new seedings.  i.e. 95-12-1 or something similar. Being new to breeding I wondered if there is some consistent convention or does…

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Saving Pollen

December 24, 2012
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I’m a fairly new daffodil  hybridizer and need some direction from the more seasoned hybridizers. Saving pollen.  What is the best way to collect, and store pollen?  What is the…

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