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GOOD NEWS!!!

Phyllis Hess has just informed me that ADS membership has crossed the 1,000 mark. Welcome to all our new readers. Now let us set our sights on adding even more…

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Julian Daffodil Show

Julian is a small village in the mountains of Southern California near the city of San Diego. It was famous for two things, its lilacs and its apple pie, the…

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A warm weather mini trumpet?

In 2011 in very early spring I flowered an exceptionally nice form of N. asturiensis from Brian Duncan. Before it died out, forever, as that species is want to do…

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It is really blue.

Several years ago at the California, Murphy’s show Bob Spotts displayed a small flower which most of the judges overlooked and ignored. Graham Phillips and I, however, did a small…

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Two Bob Spotts Seedlings

As usual Bob Spotts brought in a number of very fine seedlings to the Livermore show last weekend. I want to show case two of them here that I thought…

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Nine Years is a Long Wait.

In 2006 I made a speculative cross between the Havens pink jonquil ‘Pink Setting’ and one of my autumn flowering little greens. I had two ideas in mind at that…

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