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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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Two types of N. cavanillesii

November 12, 2014
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   One year ago I got two bulbs of a special type of N. cavanillesii from Gerd Knoche which probably comes from south of Agadir/Morocco. It is bigger than the…

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Picture of Narcissus x xanthochlorus in the wild

November 7, 2014
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Leslie Tucker made the first picture of N. x xanthochlorus in the wild where I am sure it is this hybrid. He found it in autumn 2013 in Novo Sancti…

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N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea

November 3, 2014
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This is  a five years old seedling of N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea flowering for the first time. After opening the flower is yellow, later the colour  changes to white…

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