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Pink and Orange Perianths.

Getting color into the perianths of the miniature daffodils is as difficult as getting color into the perianths of standard flowers, but it is not impossible.  It turns out that…

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Comments on Livermore Show 2019

As Bob Spots pointed out our daffodil Season was close to its peak for the early Livermore show. Often in January we have a hot spell but that was not…

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Another bulbocodium hybrid.

December 31, 2018
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Lawrence Trevanian made ‘Gold Step’ a cross of ‘Alfriston, 2Y-R, by N. bulbocodium. This cross is fertile. I think Lawrence once told be that he had doubled the number of…

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Ultra rapid seedlings in flower

December 26, 2018
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At the Sacramento Convention in 2017, Steve Hampson had a lovely pot filled with the bulbocodium ‘Julia Jane’ in full bloom. Also at the convention were a few cut flowers…

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An interesting volunteer.

December 16, 2018
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I have had a pot labelled N. patula for a very long time. N. patula is a small 8W-Y. In 2004 I put the tazetta’s pollen onto ‘Emerald Sea’ and…

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Green bulbocodiums

December 10, 2018
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Two seedlings from the cross N. romieuxii x 7G-G seedling are now open and these look promising. The few from this cross that flowered earlier were white, but these two…

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