Fertility

The fertility of species and named daffodils.

Diamond and gold dust

A few years ago John Hunter posted on Daffnet some comments about gold and silver dusted perianths. https://daffnet.org/gold-and-silver-dusted-perianths/ He referred to a short article in The Daffodil Journal Vol. 48…

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A few end of season blooms

September 29, 2015
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Hi The end of the season is not far away with hot weather on its way. We have got to miniature size with our doubles but they are not all…

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New Trevanion Bulbocodium hybrids at the Canberra Show

September 18, 2015
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Lawrence Trevanion exhibited a number of his fertile bulbocodium hybrids at the Canberra Show. The judges preferred the bulbocodiums that did not have wide perianths. Lawrence’s new hybrids add an…

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Snapdragon?

September 12, 2015
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Snapdragon

Lot’s of deformities can be seen in daffodils and only very occasionally would one wish to stabilise such features. Yesterday I spotted one that looks quite attractive to my eye.…

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N. lagoi

The first pseudonarcissus species for the season is tiny N. lagoi.    Put into a head of frost bitten Gramonella gives a better idea of its scale. One of the…

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Winter bulbocodiums

It has been a cold frosty winter here and many flowers are later than usual. The tazettas in the field are miserable. The paperwhites are miserable too but they seem…

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