Hybridizing

Discussion by daffodil hybridzers around the world, about daffodil fertility and breeding programs accompanied with many photos of seedlings.

Seedling ‘Gloriosus x N.elegans’

October 8, 2018
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    My first seedling from the cross ‘Gloriosus x N. elegans’ is flowering after four years. Theo

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Orange show

September 23, 2018
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The Orange show was held yesterday. It was a good little show particularly considering the weather this season and the loss in the last month of two of the stalwarts…

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Breeding daffodils for 70 years…with our daffodil friend John Hunter…

September 14, 2018
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An interview with John Hunter… Daffodils more than just a harbinger of spring https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/106877199/daffodils-more-than-just-a-harbinger-of-spring  

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Mentor pollen

August 27, 2018
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Crosses of different narcissus species are in most cases successful. If they are crossed with standard daffodils there are more complications. Standard daffodils can be chosen as seed- or pollen…

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PHS Daffodils website is finally online!

August 15, 2018
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You may now purchase daffodils online from PHS Daffodils at http://www.phsdaffodils.com/.  Please add our website to your favorites list and share our info with your gardening friends. The website’s content…

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N. pseudonarcissus without crown

August 11, 2018
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       This N. pseudonarcissus ‘Star de Wallonie’ without crown has been found by Ruben Billiet and Olivier Vico in the region near Tournai (Belgium) and is fertile. The pictures are…

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