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A Few Show flowers .

We  are  a  month  from  the  main  show  season – September –  but  a  few  quality  flowers  are  appearing  ,  reminding  me  that  the  market  flowers  are  well  of the…

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Tazettas and Doubles

We are  having  a  very  stop / start  late winter – early  spring . The  last  week  has  seen  a  warm  northwest  weather  system  , warm  nights  and  some  much…

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YELLOW GOLD , very early Yellow Trumpet .

The  market  season  has  already  finished  for  one  of  the  earliest  Kiwi  cutflower  growers  . Most  N Z show  exhibitors  will  be  watching  the  noses  push  through  and  a  few…

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Wilf Hall Tazettas , early 2014

I  called  on  Wilf  Hall  late  last  week  ;  we had  a  few cold   days  and  I  wondered how  the  tazettas  and  the  grower  were  handling  the  abrupt  arrival…

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2014 Early Season Kiwi Doubles

We  are  having  a  cold  spell  currently  but  the  current  season  has  started  early  ,  thanks  to  a  very  warm  June  .The  N Z   weather  summary  for  June  was…

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Viridiflorus Seedlings .

John  Hunter  has a  host  of  viridiflorus  and  Emerald  Sea  seedlings  flowering  in  Nelson  ,  mid  winter  here  but  they  have  been  giving  tall  ,  strong  growing  and  fragrant  flowers…

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