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Amazing Cultivar

August 28, 2016
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Hi Folks, Whilst not a show flower this an amazing new cultivar. John MacLennan’s 06=157. These flowers were picked for a Horticultural Society meeting on the 5th July. Following this…

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Ngaire Rogers

August 21, 2016
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Last year I posted a photo of N Ngaire Rogers. It has ten petals and is consistent in form and show quality. It is from a cyclamineus cross. The first…

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Garden Shows

Hi Folks, It seems strange to arrive home from a spring daffodil convention and to immediately be involved in organizing an Autumn Garden Show and National Chrysanthemum Show. The Chrysanthemum…

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Sad

March 18, 2016
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Malcolm Wheeler’s mum died last night. She was very special to Malcolm and Rozanne and a regular visitor to our shows. Our thoughts are with Malcolm at this time. David…

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Guess what

February 18, 2016
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Hi Folks, Today I invited a couple of friends to help me dig some mixed bulbs. One retired 75 year old turned up with a fork. I explained that I…

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Identification

January 17, 2016
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I can’t seem to find a place to reply to Bonnie’s question on identification of a tazetta that she posted. I suggest that the flower stem is from an open pollinated…

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