Species

Information and photos of wild narcissus species.

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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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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ADS Show Winners 2018 posted on DaffTube

If you’re in middle Tennessee like me you are having some very wet weather; farther north you may have snow or ice.  I’m sure similar weather is playing out in…

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First bloom of 2019

January 10, 2019
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In typical Ohio weather style, we went from 63 degrees two days ago to 28 degrees this morning.  I grow a few daffodils in pots in the garage, under lights–the…

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Narcissus miniatus

October 22, 2018
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I have been line breeding N. miniatus through several generations trying to make ever more rounded flowers. They are just starting to bloom now. When they appear I know that…

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Narcissus deficiens?

October 21, 2018
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The name N. deficiens is sometimes used for N. miniatus. It is derived from an old description of a Narcissus that flowered in cultivation that did not have a corona…

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