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Daffodils blooming now

March 29, 2020
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The daffodils begin to flower outdoors. Theo

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Diploid and tetraploid Hawera and Fairy Chimes

March 20, 2020
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The plants at the left side of the pictures are diploid. Theo

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Narcissus blancoi x (Ballygowan x Narcissus viridiflorus)

January 31, 2020
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These seedlings flower after six years  in the greenhouse. Theo

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Monsters

January 25, 2020
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If you cross standard daffodils with tazettas you get sometimes flowers like the monsters in the pictures. The first three plants died during a severe frost period; the last two…

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The fertility of NNNX daffodil varieties

January 9, 2020
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The existing NNNX varieties you find in the table of the pdf file The fertility of nnnx daffodil varieties .More should be generated by hybridizers. Many of these plants are…

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Chromosome doubling of Narcissus varieties and species

December 8, 2019
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Meanwhile Hawera, Fairy Chimes, N. jonquilla henriquesii, Pixie’s Sister and N. jonquilla cordubensis have been transformed from diploid to tetraploid. The program shall be proceeded to convert further  narcissus species…

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