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Late, late flower

It is June 4th, 2015 and there is still a daffodil in the garden. It is one of the Haven’s jonquils that just keeps send up spike after spike. Wish…

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Last Daffodil

Steve found this in bloom yesterday. I think this will be the last flower of our year. It is one of Elise Haven’s hybrid jonquils. The label was lost years…

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GOOD NEWS!!!

Phyllis Hess has just informed me that ADS membership has crossed the 1,000 mark. Welcome to all our new readers. Now let us set our sights on adding even more…

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Julian Daffodil Show

Julian is a small village in the mountains of Southern California near the city of San Diego. It was famous for two things, its lilacs and its apple pie, the…

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A warm weather mini trumpet?

In 2011 in very early spring I flowered an exceptionally nice form of N. asturiensis from Brian Duncan. Before it died out, forever, as that species is want to do…

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It is really blue.

Several years ago at the California, Murphy’s show Bob Spotts displayed a small flower which most of the judges overlooked and ignored. Graham Phillips and I, however, did a small…

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