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Orange Flushed Perianths .

August 18, 2013
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I have been intrigued by the orange flush in daff perianths for many years .When I started working in daffs ( 1967 ) ,”Rouge” was the flushed flower that we…

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A Few Early Show flowers

August 14, 2013
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I paid a quick visit to Reg and Rita Cull as Reg had rung to say he had a nice bloom out of his first registration and it was not…

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Tazettas and Jonquillas at Wilfs .

We are continuing to have a warm late winter  – early spring in the Kapiti – Horowhenua area and many other regions of N .Z. Many areas had record warm…

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Early Phillips Redcups .

The warm , settled weather is continuing in the Waikato , as it is over most of the North Island for the last week .The daffs are moving at a…

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Another fine Jonquilla

John Hunter has flowered  many nice seedlings using pollen from his very fertile Emerald Sea.With a very limited pool of fertile jonquillas, a logical cross is with the very fertile…

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Going Bananas

Winter in Otaki has been quite mild,with only a couple of frosts , not very solid at all .However the birds still need a little extra food to keep their…

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