Hybridizing

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

Daffodil Digging Time

It’s daffodil digging time again.  I’m hard at it, and will have a lot of bulbs to sale, or to dispose of one way or another this fall.  If you…

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N. bulbocodium x standard daffodils

I was interested in Theo Sanders piece about tetraploid N. b. graellsii crossing with standard  daffodils. I wonder if he means all graellsii are tetra ploid or just the larger…

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Crosses of tetraploid standard daffodils with N. bulbocodium graellsii are possible

June 5, 2018
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   For many years hybridizers have tried to combine N. bulbocodium with standard daffodils. The success was minimal. Now a solution of the problem has been found: N. bulbocodium graellsii…

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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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A winning seedling at Belfast show

A seedling with Oregon Mother and a father from Northern Ireland. Needs a name? Suggestions ? Brian 3706 magician x diversity  

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Comments on Year 2018

Hi, The year 2018 in daffodils has been very interesting.  We actually slowed down this year and had more time to enjoy the show and the social aspect of the…

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