Species

Information and photos of wild narcissus species.

What is flowering now in Canberra

August 9, 2017
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Hi The weather has warmed up a bit but once the sun goes down it is really chilly. With a bit of warm weather a lot more bulbs will be…

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N cyclamineus

August 7, 2017
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Yesterday I mentioned variation in the species cyclamineus. The first to flower opened today. I picked it for a Hort Soc meeting. It has lovely form and is always very…

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2017 Daffodil Season is underway in Canberra

Our season is well and truly under way despite the very dry and cold winter we have had in Canberra. The micro mini is about half the size and height…

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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Hybridizing

A Beginning in Hybridizing The year 2017 was a successful year in my producing of daffodil seed from many of my crosses but not all.  Probably the words that I…

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New tetraploid Narcissus cordubensis/fernandesii

May 24, 2017
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    The diploid N. jonquilla cordubensis of the picture has been transformed to two tetraploid plants. This is to be seen in the photos of the sprouting pollen: The tetraploid plants…

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