Weather and Temperature

Discussions about weather impact and temperature on daffodils.

Rebloom in a paperwhite

A question put on Daffnet from Benjamin Whitacre about repeat flowering daffodils led to an interesting private correspondence. I have tried here to organise and add to my thoughts and…

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20 years wait

Thanks everyone for the photos and reports and congratulations to John Reed. Way back in 1999 some N. broussonetii seed generously sent to me by Harold Koopowitz was sown. Now,…

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A View of the Northern California Daffodil Society’s 2019 March Season

April 18, 2019
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Our Bay Area 2018/2019 Fall weather was exceptionally mild – seemingly there was not enough chill to provide that needed for cultivars’ development and bloom for shows. Until late-January! The…

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Good grief! It’s snowing!!

April 10, 2019
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Across the street   I’ve posted one like this often at this time of year, but I thought we had passed the outer boundary this time. It’s snowing! It was…

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Autumn tazettas; seed

It is tazetta heaven here at the moment. The autumn has been very warm and very dry but, with the help of hand watering, the tazettas are thriving. Usually I…

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Tazettas Seeding in cold, wet conditions

March 17, 2019
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Weather conditions here in Moss Landing, California have been pathetic for the last 3 months or so from a hybridization standpoint—or so I thought, based on a lifetime of what…

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