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Another Pink Perianth

February 27, 2014
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Sid Dubose’s charming intermediate, N. ‘Brooke Ager’ usually has a faint hint of pink in its perianth when grown under my conditions.  So it should not be too surprising that…

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Pink Perianths

February 25, 2014
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Pink perianths are still as rare as hen’s teeth. John Reed has made a few standard P-P daffodils and Brian Duncan made Pink Perry although outside of N.Ireland it usually…

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Double Minis

February 16, 2014
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The original miniature doubles seem to have been found by happenstance and until recently there was almost no deliberate effort to breed them. Good doubles are slow in coming as…

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Some red-cupped minis

February 16, 2014
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This year has been useful because it has allowed me to assess several new directions in breeding miniatures. When I started to work on miniatures some 15 years ago I…

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Very Early Daffodil Show

February 13, 2014
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Roger’s Gardens in Corona Del Mar, in California, is one of the premier garden centers in the USA. They approached us to help put on a daffodil show February 22nd…

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Some new and one old mini.

February 8, 2014
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It has always been difficult getting strong orange-red color into miniatures but some of the new ones this season are showing the way. The key seems to be to use…

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