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Another miniature 1Y-Y selection and N. lagoi showing its typical erect hooded spathe. Brian

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Miniature yellow trumpets

Getting good flat, broad and smooth petals into really miniature yellow trumpets is difficult. Tthis first three selections of the season looked better ‘in the flesh’ – the camers shows…

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Some Helebores

Spring is coming to N. Ireland. I like Helebores and they are starting to bloom – the flowers have perfection of form (even if they don’t have 6 petals!!) and…

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Snowdrops at night

Not daffodils – but they always follow close behind these winter beauties. This is a very tall, strong and rapidly increasing natural hybrid N. x valentinii between G. nivalis x…

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Hail 2012 – it’s off to a blooming good start.

December 30, 2011

Happy New Year to all on Daffnet. – Greetings with a few flowers from the greenhouse. For the first time in weeks the sun came out for a while –…

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Our First Seedling

Well done Ben and Nancy, by starting with a Miniature you got to first flower very quickly – I had to wait 5 years! May this be the first of…

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