Photographs and discussions about seedlings.

Sad news

Dear All, I had a phone call this morning from Anne Quinn, (niece of Patrick (Paddy) Kiernan) saying that he died last evening, 28th July after a short illness. Patrick…

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Some 7 8 10’s and fertility updates

The highlight of the winter so far has been Graeme Brumley’s pink viridiflorus hybrid Brumley 915 (My Word x N. viridiflorus). It opens green and matures to a clear persistent…

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N. bulbocodium x standard daffodils

I was interested in Theo Sanders piece about tetraploid N. b. graellsii crossing with standard  daffodils. I wonder if he means all graellsii are tetra ploid or just the larger…

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Crosses of tetraploid standard daffodils with N. bulbocodium graellsii are possible

June 5, 2018

   For many years hybridizers have tried to combine N. bulbocodium with standard daffodils. The success was minimal. Now a solution of the problem has been found: N. bulbocodium graellsii…

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Late Autumn

A nice selection of 7, 8 and 10’s are flowering here at the moment. The peachy color of 14_04MJ only develops when picked and brought inside.        Some jonquilla…

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A winning seedling at Belfast show

A seedling with Oregon Mother and a father from Northern Ireland. Needs a name? Suggestions ? Brian 3706 magician x diversity  

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