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Something New

November 22, 2018
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This is the first flower from a new cross now in bloom. A cream colored N. romieuxii was crossed with pollen from a 7G-G seedling. Normally the 7G-G flowers in…

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It is fertile!

November 21, 2018
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Earlier on in October I posted a picture of the seedling from N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea. Brian Duncan suggested pollinating it. While I found this flower intriguing I had…

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An Autumn Poetaz.

November 8, 2018
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Four years ago in the autumn I flowered a bulb of ‘Max’s Poet’ that was being turned around from New Zealand. It coincided with the autumn tazetta N. obsoletus in…

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N. x perezlarae

October 30, 2018
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Narcissus x perezlarae occurs as the natural wild hybrid between N. cavanillesii and N. miniatus.  Several years ago Theo Sanders sent me a large shipment of bulbs of hybrids between…

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Narcissus miniatus

October 22, 2018
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I have been line breeding N. miniatus through several generations trying to make ever more rounded flowers. They are just starting to bloom now. When they appear I know that…

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Narcissus deficiens?

October 21, 2018
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The name N. deficiens is sometimes used for N. miniatus. It is derived from an old description of a Narcissus that flowered in cultivation that did not have a corona…

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