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N. hedraeanthus luteolentus x Fairy Chimes (tetraploid) and N. hedraeanthus luteolentus x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus)

February 4, 2019
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    These seedlings are flowering after three years for the first one and after five years for the second group. One seedling of the second group has a pollen fertility…

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The fertility of seedlings from N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea, N. cavanillesii x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus), and N. x xanthochlorus x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus)

November 24, 2018
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   Seedlings from the first two crosses have two chromosome sets (CC) from N. cavanillesii, one (V) from N. viridiflorus, and one (N) from a tetraploid standard daffodil. Seedlings of…

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Seedling ‘Gloriosus x N.elegans’

October 8, 2018
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    My first seedling from the cross ‘Gloriosus x N. elegans’ is flowering after four years. Theo

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Mentor pollen

August 27, 2018
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Crosses of different narcissus species are in most cases successful. If they are crossed with standard daffodils there are more complications. Standard daffodils can be chosen as seed- or pollen…

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Frost resistance of narcissus

August 16, 2018
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In the pdf text ‘Frost resistanc of narcissus august 2018′ I describe the resistance of daffodils to frost in a special case. Informations concerning this problem are sparse but important…

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N. pseudonarcissus without crown

August 11, 2018
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       This N. pseudonarcissus ‘Star de Wallonie’ without crown has been found by Ruben Billiet and Olivier Vico in the region near Tournai (Belgium) and is fertile. The pictures are…

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