Breeding

Contains information and advice about hybridizing as well as photos of seedlings.

‘Haiku’ ?

March 29, 2019
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As a followup to my previous question about the ADS Approved Minis list cultivar ‘Haiku’— I have looked briefly through the index of all Cherry Creek Daffodil catalogs on DaffLibrary…

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Introduction

March 20, 2019
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Hello everyone, my name is Ross, and I’m new to Daffnet and thought I’d introduce myself. I live in central Alabama and have been growing daffodils for about 15 years.…

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Tazettas by Bill Welch

I wanted to share the many wonderful tazettas supplied by Bill Welch in California, like him my favorite division is 8 and the division I mostly hybridize in. I have…

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Summer census

February 27, 2019
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By the end of summer 7 tazetta varieties have flowered: – two 8Y-O, one 8W-Y and four 8W-O. The first, 14_05T is quite nice. It still has a few florets…

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Chinese Sacred Lily highly fertile offspring

February 16, 2019
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I produced the first ever batch of Single Chinese Sacred Lily seeds about 10 years ago using pollen from various true tazettas. Many excellent big vigorous polyploid plants resulted, including…

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Optimum temperature for pollination

February 12, 2019
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Dear All, Having never had any success with early pollination, last year my crosses were all blown away by the Beast from the East! So this year I have two…

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