Autumn Blooming Daffodils

Daffodils that normally bloom in the Autumn.

The fertility of seedlings from N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea, N. cavanillesii x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus), and N. x xanthochlorus x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus)

November 24, 2018
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   Seedlings from the first two crosses have two chromosome sets (CC) from N. cavanillesii, one (V) from N. viridiflorus, and one (N) from a tetraploid standard daffodil. Seedlings of…

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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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Recent autumn blooms

Here are the most recent autumn bloomers, most of these are autumn colors. Many thanks to Bill Welch and Bob Spotts who provided bulbs.

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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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