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8 perianth segments

April 26, 2011
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I picked a pretty 2 W-O and put it in a bouquet. After looking closer it had 8 perianth segments and 8 stamens. What causes this? I’m sure it is…

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question how do you germinate daffodil seeds

March 3, 2011
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I’ve been trying for 4 years now in WA state.   1st 3 years have been a bust.   I have tried 2” pots, and 4” pots.  Plant about ½”…

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Help becoming a successful Breeder

February 3, 2011
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I live if Ferndale WA which should be an ideal location to grow and breed daffodils.  Winter gets rain and down to maybe 15 °F.  Summer up to 85 °F.…

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What is wrong with this Feb Gold?

March 16, 2009
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Spring is late this year in the Pacific North West. 2-3 weeks later than usual. I’ve got a problem with a bunch of February Gold. It’s been in the ground…

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Successful planting of Daffodil Seeds

January 11, 2008
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I have been pollinating dafodils sucsessfully, planting and getting 1st year starts quite sucsessfully. I typically plant 10-20 seeds in a 4″ pot in a potting mix. The second year…

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