Daffodil Types

Information and photographs about the primary categories of daffodils recognized around the world.

N. italicus Blooming in GA

February 18, 2019
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Prior to the late John Lipscomb’s property being sold, Georgia Daffodil Society members were invited to come dig. And we did! This clump of N. italicus sat for 3 years,…

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Daffodils around homesteads

February 18, 2019
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Good morning all This question sounded like something many of you would want to discuss. frank From: Laura Smith Subject: Daffodils at Chickamauga Battlefield Message Body: I visited Chickamauga Battlefield…

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Chinese Sacred Lily highly fertile offspring

February 16, 2019
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I produced the first ever batch of Single Chinese Sacred Lily seeds about 10 years ago using pollen from various true tazettas. Many excellent big vigorous polyploid plants resulted, including…

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Interesting Viridiflorus seedling

February 15, 2019
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This seedling is Fascination Waltz (an intermediate trumpet) x Dubose J11-2,  (Evenlode x viridiflorus) Used Fascination Waltz hoping to increase the length of the corona and hoping for green color…

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Fred Silcock Has Died

February 12, 2019
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Fred Silcock, one of the world’s finest daffodil hybridizers, left this earth on February 7, 2019 after a short illness. Fred’s magnificent seedlings were not widely known because he avoided…

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Optimum temperature for pollination

February 12, 2019
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Dear All, Having never had any success with early pollination, last year my crosses were all blown away by the Beast from the East! So this year I have two…

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