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In Flower today

October 28, 2014
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03-071 was a cross of Emerald Sea x N. viridiflorus. Pictured here is one I have selected that has the tentative name of “Green Grace” but it does not seem…

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Daffodil Flag Flying

October 16, 2014
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The first daffodils of the autumn have been showing for the last week or so despite the hot dry weather. These are from pots, however, that have been watered. Except…

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“Progress in Breeding Miniatures”

It must be five years since our first miniature daffodil symposium in Nashville and since that time there has been a quiet revolution. Minis are no longer just white or…

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Premier seedling breeding.

If anyone is interested I can translate the seedling numbers of the premier collection to their parentages. But I do not want to do that unless there is some interest.…

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Another Pink Perianth

February 27, 2014
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Sid Dubose’s charming intermediate, N. ‘Brooke Ager’ usually has a faint hint of pink in its perianth when grown under my conditions.  So it should not be too surprising that…

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Pink Perianths

February 25, 2014
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Pink perianths are still as rare as hen’s teeth. John Reed has made a few standard P-P daffodils and Brian Duncan made Pink Perry although outside of N.Ireland it usually…

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