Fertility

The fertility of species and named daffodils.

12 Aug Gold Step breeding

Daffnet is very quiet. Gold Step (Alfriston x bulbocodium) has not started yet but some of its progeny have. Seeds first collected from it in 2006 can now be judged…

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Wilf Hall Tazettas , early 2014

I  called  on  Wilf  Hall  late  last  week  ;  we had  a  few cold   days  and  I  wondered how  the  tazettas  and  the  grower  were  handling  the  abrupt  arrival…

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mid July

The first of the heavy frosts have hit. Fortunately I picked a few tazettas before hand – this is good as they are ever likely to be at this time…

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Fertility of Classic Gold, Apollo Gold, and Little Laine

June 16, 2014
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Clay Higgins wrote on June 14 that he got seed from the open pollination of Classic Gold. This is a cross of N. bulbocodium conspicuus, which should be hexaploid, and N. rupicola which…

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Seed Giveaway-FREE of charge!

May 27, 2014
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To anyone–both International and USA: If you are interested in tazettas or poetaz I have extra o.p. seeds available FREE of charge! 3 categories: 1) Fertile tetraploid poetaz (bred from…

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My Favorite Miniature From the Amity Daffodil Festival

March 25, 2014
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Hybridized by my friend Walter Blom. This little charmer is 37mm in diameter or under 1 1/2″ in diameter. Lightly reflexed or backswept petals are reasonably wide and rounded. I…

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