Breeding

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

Narcissus cyclamineus crosses and their fertility

February 3, 2016
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  The plants in the pictures are composed of one-third standard daffodil, one-third N. cyclamineus, and one-third N. jonquilla in the first and N. viridiflorus in the second case. They…

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Now in flower

February 1, 2016
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I have shown this seedling before. It is a very slow increaser but this year it has made three stems. The cross is from N. lusitanicus by a green viridflorus…

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Arrowhead seedlings.

February 1, 2016
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The miniature seedlings (Arrowhead x green sdlng.) that I posted on January 28th have now matured and as Mary Lou surmised, the all green flower has faded significantly although one…

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Narcissus viridiflorus Hybrids

January 17, 2016
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Some viridiflorus seedlings flowered in the greenhouse during autumn 2015. They were grown up outdoors and later on brought to the greenhouse for faster multiplication and for flowering. Only few…

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No Winter yet in NE NC

December 19, 2015
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It’s been very quiet lately on Daffnet.  Thought I’d post another one that isn’t read. It doesn’t look like we are going to have winter this year here in Northeast…

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ORANGE FLUSHED PERIANTHS 2015

December 11, 2015
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I  enjoyed  writing  an  article  on  ORANGE  FLUSHED  PERIANTHS  for  the  NZ  Daffodil  Annual  2015 ;  it  was enhanced  by very  clever  photo  placement  by  our  new  editor  Trevor  Rollinson…

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