Hybridizing

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

New seedling

April 17, 2019
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..this is not as intensely coloured as its grandparent but just measures div. 3. Great thanks to everyone sending pictures of your daffodil shows, they are much appreciated!    

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A Nial Watson Seedling W-240 2O-O grown in the PNW

April 16, 2019
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Don Kimlin sent me the bulb to see if the color is better when grown in the PNW.  Is it?  Its got a great deep orange color in the perianth…

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Amadeus x Assertion

April 12, 2019
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New seedlings from standard daffodils x N. assoanus/N. gaditanus are flowering

April 12, 2019
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Division 3 Pinks

April 10, 2019
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After several sunny days the daffodil season is going on fast with us. First small cups have opened their flowers, even some pinks among them. Nial Watson`s “Oh Wow” is…

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Ice Chimes x Fairy Chimes (tetraploid)

March 31, 2019
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  Four seedlings of this cross are flowering. Three of them, also the two in the pictures,  have about 10% pollen fertility. I think they are tetraploid with the chromosome…

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