Fertility

The fertility of species and named daffodils.

Narcissus romieuxii x Emerald Sea

November 23, 2014
By
Narcissus romieuxii x Emerald Sea

Emerald Sea can be crossed with diploid and tetraploid bulbocodiums. Some seedlings of N. romieuxii x Emerald Sea are flowering in my greenhouse.  

Click to read more »

N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea

November 3, 2014
By

This is  a five years old seedling of N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea flowering for the first time. After opening the flower is yellow, later the colour  changes to white…

Click to read more »

Narcissus x xanthochlorus

October 25, 2014
By

One year ago I published a picture of N. x xanthochlorus ( N. cavanillesii x N. viridiflorus) on Daffnet. This year  three bulbs will flower. Two  flowers allready opened (see…

Click to read more »

Hybrids of different narcissus species can be fertile by generating unreduced pollen

October 9, 2014
By

In this spring I found many plants of intersectional diploid narcissus hybrids in Spain which were fertile by generating unreduced pollen. This may be of great interest for daffodil hybridizers and…

Click to read more »

Searching DaffSeek

Hi Lazy me is looking for an easy way to search through DaffSeek by using divisions rather than names. I would like to see, for example, the possibilities when I…

Click to read more »

More Gold Step breeding

Gold Step is Alfriston (2Y-R) x bulbocodium. Selfed, presumably, it has produced a number of hybrids with further fertility. 09_09MB is almost fully fertile and has selfed to produce further…

Click to read more »