Seedling

Photographs and discussions about seedlings.

The fertility of seedlings from N. cavanillesii x Emerald Sea, N. cavanillesii x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus), and N. x xanthochlorus x (Ballygowan x N. viridiflorus)

November 24, 2018
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   Seedlings from the first two crosses have two chromosome sets (CC) from N. cavanillesii, one (V) from N. viridiflorus, and one (N) from a tetraploid standard daffodil. Seedlings of…

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Something New

November 22, 2018
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This is the first flower from a new cross now in bloom. A cream colored N. romieuxii was crossed with pollen from a 7G-G seedling. Normally the 7G-G flowers in…

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3847 – full face, 3847 – in profile

November 15, 2018
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What’s the view? Is this seedling – Wow! ? Bah! ? Pretty ? Ugly ? Commercial ? A keeper ? A Discard ? Or shoot the breeder ? 3847 –…

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Seedling ‘Gloriosus x N.elegans’

October 8, 2018
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    My first seedling from the cross ‘Gloriosus x N. elegans’ is flowering after four years. Theo

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Orange show

September 23, 2018
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The Orange show was held yesterday. It was a good little show particularly considering the weather this season and the loss in the last month of two of the stalwarts…

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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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