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A Good Summer Read

Hi Daffnet, Harold Koopowitz loaned me a book by Andrea Wulf, published 2008, “The Brother Gardeners, Botany, Empire & The Birth of an Obsession”. It is a wonderful insight for those…

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Narcissus pachybolbus

Hi James and all, I always find it helpful to read the original description for the species and then compare what I am growing to decide if it is true to…

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Another New Naturally Occurring Hybrid Recently Described

November 28, 2008
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Hi Daffnet, Narcissus x perangustus Fernandez Casas (22-xi-2008) ” Narcissus Notes XI” in Fontqueria 55 (69): Pages 571-572. It is the cross between the diploid form of Narcissus deficiens Herbert…

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New Natural Hybrid Recently Described

November 18, 2008
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Hi Daffnet, A new natural hybrid was recently described by Javier Fernandez Casas in Fontqueria 55 (67) Pages 555-556, 11/15/2008. The name is Narcissus x alentejanus. It is a hybrid between…

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Section Jonquilla

Hi Daffnet, I was perplexed this past show season if seeing pictures labeled  N. gaditanus which were not. I am attaching a drawing of showing the differences between N. jonquilla,…

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Black Vulture Name Contest

January 12, 2008
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Hi Brian, How about ‘Vulture Capitalist’?  They are certainly out on a feeding frenzy in the Real Estate Markets at the present time. Marilynn Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay…

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