Species

Information and photos of wild narcissus species.

N. bulbocodium x standard daffodils

I was interested in Theo Sanders piece about tetraploid N. b. graellsii crossing with standard  daffodils. I wonder if he means all graellsii are tetra ploid or just the larger…

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Intersectional Hybrid – Do you think it’s the same specimen?

Intersectional Hybrid – Do you think it’s the same specimen?

Intersectional Hybrid - last year in Portugal.

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Daffs opening in SC

some early bloomers opening here in South Carolina! Psuedonarcissus: Maybe butter and eggs? Tete a Tete: Narcissus tazetta from Crete:

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Sent to my Texas Master Gardeners

February 15, 2018
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This was a quickie post I made to our MG group. We have about 83 active members, 12 new students going through 60 hours of training, then 50 hours of…

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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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Names of autumn daffodils.

November 21, 2017
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I see that the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families at the Royal Botanic Gardens: Kew now accepts our usage of the names, for both Narcissus miniatus and Narcissus obsoletus. Narcissus…

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