Autumn Blooming Daffodils

Daffodils that normally bloom in the Autumn.

Late Autumn

A nice selection of 7, 8 and 10’s are flowering here at the moment. The peachy color of 14_04MJ only develops when picked and brought inside.        Some jonquilla…

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A warm congratulations to Harold Koopowitz on being awarded the Peter Barr Memorial Cup. Thanks to everyone posting photos. The season is well under way here with a variety of…

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Autumn Flowers

The season has begun here in Canberra with some seedlings with First Stanza in their parentage. And a few days later (11th here) some seedlings with Gold Stanza as pollen…

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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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‘Verdant Sparks’

December 7, 2017

My stocks of ‘Verdant Sparks’ have multiplied satisfactorily. It was down to only a couple of bulbs a few years ago.  Here is the row today with masses of the…

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New generation Autumn Colors

I had the pleasure of receiving the latest generation of Autumn Colors by Bill Welch this season. I spoke to him over the phone and he informed me that he…

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