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N. jonquilla minor x N. elegans

January 21, 2015
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  Today I crossed these two plants to get nice seedlings. Some of these shall produce unreduced pollen which can be of great interest for combining them with tetraploid standard daffodils. A project for…

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Crosses of viridiflorus hybrids with the diploid N. cantabricus

January 13, 2015
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    Crosses of viridiflorus hybrids like Emerald Sea with the diploid N. cantabricus from Spain near Puertollano are easy to realize and grow well in my greenhouse. The bulbs multiplicate  better than …

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Narcissus x xanthochlorus or Narcissus x perezlarae

December 20, 2014
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   At November 7, 2014 I published a picture in Daffnet which I thought to be N. x xanthochlorus. Gerd Knoche told me that it may be N. x perezlarae…

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The fertility of autotriploid and allotriploid daffodils

December 6, 2014
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For these daffodils fertility theoretically should not exist  or be rare, but in reality we find many fertile plants. Poeticus hellenicus (from Carlos van der Veek) for example is autotriploid and with…

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The German customs

November 25, 2014
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This autumn I recieved 5 bulbs of Spanish Fiesta from Mitsch Daffodils for 50 USD and payed allover 209 USD waiting six weeks before the packedge arrived. The German customs…

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Narcissus romieuxii x Emerald Sea

November 23, 2014
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Narcissus romieuxii x Emerald Sea

Emerald Sea can be crossed with diploid and tetraploid bulbocodiums. Some seedlings of N. romieuxii x Emerald Sea are flowering in my greenhouse.  

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