Hybridizer

Information from and about hybridizers around the world.

For Loyce – new, different seedlings in Division 7

March 11, 2015
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Some of my viridiflorus second-generation progeny might have future value as additions to Division 7 cultivars. Here’s a collection of five jonquil seedlings from the Livermore Show on March 7-8.…

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It is really blue.

Several years ago at the California, Murphy’s show Bob Spotts displayed a small flower which most of the judges overlooked and ignored. Graham Phillips and I, however, did a small…

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6 Miniature Daffodils

February 16, 2015
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6 Miniature Daffodil Hybrids Back center yellow trumpet is 38mm (1.49″) in diameter. That is on the small side for many registered and named Miniature Daffodils. The mini trumpets surrounding…

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deNavarro Hybridizing Records Added to Dafflibrary

January 19, 2015
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The hybridizing records of J. M. deNavarro, of England, from 1944 to 1972 have been added to www.dafflibrary.org.  They are copies of handwritten lists of crosses made so cannot be searched. …

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Winter Daffodils Blooming in Oakley

January 8, 2015
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Daffodil Friends, Here are  some photos of daffodils blooming in my daffodil patch today (January 8). The first two photos are of an unregistered viridiflorus seedling from Manuel Lima. Fast-increasing,…

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Richard Havens Memorial

December 21, 2014
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Richard Havens was born March 19, 1940 in Moscow, ID to W. Jay and Inez Havens. He passed away December 15, 2014. In addition to his parents, Richard always said…

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