Bulb Information

Information about condition and health of bulbs.

an inquiry concerning a source for tazetta bulbs

June 20, 2020
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An ADS member has reached out to me seeking a source for quality tazetta bulbs. He is in the southern California area. He has ordered from the late Bill Welch…

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Sussex conservation of “Noel Burr” cultivars.

May 8, 2020
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Our Sussex group of Plant Heritage decided we would try to conserve “Noel Burr” cultivars. I have been so impressed with them compared with common or garden Daffodils that I…

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Daffodil Season Is Almost Here!

February 10, 2020
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As you wander around our countrysides, you can see daffodils growing – and many blooming already! Daffodil season is here! Different daffodils respond to our Spring climate in different ways.…

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Basal rot treatment

A few prized tetraploid tazettas became infected with basal rot. I invented a treatment that successfully cured them. I am not scientist but a gardener and breeder of Narcissus who…

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N. hedraeanthus luteolentus – diff. forms

December 19, 2019
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Attached are pics of several forms and colours of what I have been accustomed to calling N. hedraeanthus ssp. Luteolentus but now, according to Rafa I must learn to call…

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N. serotinus growing notes

October 28, 2019
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I thought I’d write about my experience growing Narcissus serotinus over the past year as I find things like this written by others to be fascinating. Feel free to offer…

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