Hybridizer

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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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fertile tetraploid tazetta pollen

November 24, 2014
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If any breeders out there want to make some fertile tazetta hybrids with regular daffodils, these should be ideal. Right now I have collected an excess of pollen from several…

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Elizabeth Blom took a Bad Fall

October 18, 2014
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Dear All, I visited Walter Blom on Thursday. Walter’s wife, Elizabeth had a bad fall in the garage last week. She broke her pelvis, upper leg, arm, as well as…

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Hand-over Time

As the first flowers start in the northern hemisphere the season here is almost finished. This is a late poet – Como x Seagreen. I now have some leisure to…

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