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World Daffodil Convention in New Zealand

February 8, 2013
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Bob, Thank you for the compliments. Here are  two photos of you in New Zealand  and two pictures of Hart’s Black Horse Brewery in Lawrence. It is to be seen what different…

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Postrate or vertical foliage

January 29, 2013
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Steve, If a daffodil can have postrate foliage is obviously influenced by the genes. But I think there are some exturnal factors too which have consequences. Exposed sites with much sun, wind and no other…

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N. assoanus with many unreduced pollen grains

January 27, 2013
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Larry and all, My best seedlings exist in my imagination only , whereas Brian’s are reality. The two N. assoanus from Villarluengo in the pictures are flowering in my greenhouse.…

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N. eugeniae

January 26, 2013
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Brian, Yes, we met there in 2011 and then went to Villarluengo and found nearby a very interesting type of N. assoanus. Here are some close-up pics of N. eugeniae. As…

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N. eugeniae

January 25, 2013
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In 2012 on March 25 I saw N. eugeniae at Valdelinares/Spain. One year before on March 21 there was no daffodil to be seen. Perhaps the first picture is suitable…

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Fertility of Hillstar x Emerald Sea and equivalent crosses

January 1, 2013
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Lawrence, You and John Hunter have much more experience with these crosses than I. Last year on September 20 I saw in John Hunter’s field many nearly ripe seeds on…

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