Hybridizing

Discussion by daffodil hybridzers around the world, about daffodil fertility and breeding programs accompanied with many photos of seedlings.

seedling Color Codes

It did my heart good to see that Ice Follies 2W-W has off-spring that has Y and O in the color code.  I was laughed at  in the GCV show…

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Gloucester Daffodil Show Sat March 24th

Hi, My last post said I was going to the Gloucester, VA show with little to show.  That was today.  Never listen to me when I say I have nothing…

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Weather Report for East Coast of NC

It looks like I have become the weather reporter for the east coast in 2018. We are facing our 4th storm today and tomorrow.  It has left my daffodils devastated…

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Autumn Flowers

The season has begun here in Canberra with some seedlings with First Stanza in their parentage. And a few days later (11th here) some seedlings with Gold Stanza as pollen…

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Hybridizing problems

February 26, 2018
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Some hybridizers give seedling numbers the minute they plant the seeds.  I usually keep the seedling under the cross name until they start blooming. Here’s a problem that I get…

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Daffodil Season in Northeast NC

February 24, 2018
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I went to the garden today and found a lot blooming.  However, I found myself interested more in two of my hybrids than all the already named daffodils. The first…

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