Hybridizing

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

Daffodils are blooming in Southaven MS

February 20, 2018
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After a colder than normal winter, warmer temperatures have returned and daffodils are jumping out of the ground. Monal, Rapture, Jetfire and others are blooming. Here are some miniatures in …

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Sent to my Texas Master Gardeners

February 15, 2018
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This was a quickie post I made to our MG group. We have about 83 active members, 12 new students going through 60 hours of training, then 50 hours of…

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Fat pods on Chinese Sacred Lily

February 1, 2018
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These will each have several seeds, of various sizes (possibly due to variations in ploidy). I have another stem also with 4 pods, and many with 2-3. Pods generally have…

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Double Autumn Colors seedling

January 30, 2018
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A few of these, pretty much identical to each other, have shown up over the years in the seed-grown Autumn Colors. They generally have stigmas and set seed. And have…

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Autumn Colors x Constantinople

January 18, 2018
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Here on the immediate coast, and hence lacking a truly hot summer baking, Constantinople tends to not be as fully double as it should be, having the doubling generally confined…

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Tricollet form

I think the form of Tricollet is very attractive and have over the years grown seedlings from it. Although it is technically 11a the form is so distinct that I…

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