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Pink Peri.?

I wonder if anyone can detect a hint of pink in the perianth of this flower? I have been trying to breed pink into petals for a while and this…

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robin and daffodils

  I had a constant companion to-day while packing flowers for the London Show. This is Robin the 5th, he demands food from my hand regularly – and even takes…

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Cosine

This is ‘Cosine’ – bred from Diversity x Trigonometry, New to Ringhaddy catalogue this year. Amazingly for a Div.11 there was not a single nick in any of the petals…

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Amazing massificodium

   If Harold can coin Microcodium then why not Massificodium?     The pictures show an amazing bulbocodium from Northern spain that grows to 3 feet tall. First found and…

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Fascinatin’ Fasciation

For the second year this bulb produced this peculiar flat stem in attempting to make 5-6 blooms. It is from a bed of N. asturiensis x N. cyclamineus seedlings –…

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Breezand again

I was greatly impressed with the tremendous range of colours in the Zantedescias on display – including what must be just about the blackest flowers in existance. Breeders have made…

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