Hybridizing

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

Viridiflorus seedlings – 7

February 9, 2008
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Netters, Here’s another of Manuel Lima’s Actaea x viridiflorus. Starry, with petals white flushed green and a tiny orange cup with a green eye. Very small plant, but it does…

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Another N. bulbocodium

An  N. bulbocodium seedling selected for further trial because of its very smooth texture – (some are very rough and rippled) and the attractive hint of flare at the rim…

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blooming in Ohio

February 9, 2008
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  Friends, Attached is a photo of the seedling I sent several days ago as it was just opening.  It has “grown up” some to show the scalloping along the…

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Another viridiflorus seedling – 6

February 5, 2008
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Friends, This seedling, just open today, is intermediate in size. It’s the earliest of several siblings that opened double last year – and not the best one. But, as last…

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last one today, from Ohio

February 5, 2008
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  Friends, This is another from seed sent me by Lawrence Trevanion in 2005, blooming in 3 years.  It is open pollinated seed from one of his hybrids.  I hope…

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Min. daff. species

1) A couple of near white N. hedraeanthus seedlings – usually they are of creamy or lemon shades.   2) N.cyclamineus – the 6 lobed, 18 toothed form though not…

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