Autumn Blooming Daffodils

Daffodils that normally bloom in the Autumn.

Winter bulbocodiums

Tazettas and the jonquil/viridiflorus hybrids like protection, so for me winter is bulbocodium season. This one may have an intersectional bulbocodium hybrid as a pollen parent. This one is Gold…

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2019 Season Early Interests .

We  are  about  a  week before  the  shortest  day  ;  we  have  had  a  few  cold  southerly  fronts  pass  through  but  the  autumn  has  been  warm  and  a  little dry…

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Rebloom in a paperwhite

A question put on Daffnet from Benjamin Whitacre about repeat flowering daffodils led to an interesting private correspondence. I have tried here to organise and add to my thoughts and…

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N. broussonetii bulb

May 7, 2019
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Narcissus broussonetii bulb

I thought some might enjoy this photo of a Narcissus broussonetii bulb I recently unpotted. It had just two, large, fleshy roots with rough horizontal ridges along the length. I…

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20 years wait

Thanks everyone for the photos and reports and congratulations to John Reed. Way back in 1999 some N. broussonetii seed generously sent to me by Harold Koopowitz was sown. Now,…

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A View of the Northern California Daffodil Society’s 2019 March Season

April 18, 2019
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Our Bay Area 2018/2019 Fall weather was exceptionally mild – seemingly there was not enough chill to provide that needed for cultivars’ development and bloom for shows. Until late-January! The…

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