Weather and Temperature

Discussions about weather impact and temperature on daffodils.

Frost resistance of narcissus

August 16, 2018
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In the pdf text ‘Frost resistanc of narcissus august 2018′ I describe the resistance of daffodils to frost in a special case. Informations concerning this problem are sparse but important…

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Bambi

June 29, 2018
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Bambi

We have had a relatively mild, but wet, winter in Christchurch with few frosts. Each year I judge my season by when Bambi opens and take August 10th as normal.…

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Late Autumn

A nice selection of 7, 8 and 10’s are flowering here at the moment. The peachy color of 14_04MJ only develops when picked and brought inside.        Some jonquilla…

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Late spring = may need your late blooms for Minnesota

Minnesota’s show is in 4 1/2 weeks, May 5-6, 2018.  Even though we are getting a big snow today (see my prior post today), and we were already experiencing a…

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April Snow in Minnesota – 2017 vs. 2018

Minnesota always gets late snows, and the early bulbs tolerate it well.  Normally by early April, I would have scilla and crocuses all over the place, and daffodils well up. …

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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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