Science

This category is about the biology of daffodils and narcissus.

Additional Offerings at PHS Daffodils

August 26, 2020
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Greetings! At long last, 38 additional daffodil cultivars from our harvest surplus are now available at www.phsdaffodils.com, including ”Ambergris Caye’, ‘Biosphere’, ‘Moon Moth’, ‘Mrs. Alfred Pearson’, ‘La Salle’, and ‘Spring Coronation’. …

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Tazettas that don’t go dormant -?

August 25, 2020
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All, Some years I’ve observed true tazettas (not poetaz) that do not go fully dormant for months after their companions are long, long gone. I think they are always bicolors…

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An invitation for all to register for the American Daffodil Society Virtual Fall Forum 2020

August 20, 2020
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An invitation for all to register for the American Daffodil Society Virtual Fall Forum 2020

I am cordially inviting all DaffNet participants to register for our upcoming virtual symposium, Visionary Venture. Registration is OPEN and is $25 for ADS members registering before 31 AUG and…

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Theory according to Dave

July 12, 2020
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Theory according to Dave

Last year I posted a theory about succession flowering in species narcissus. I theorized that some species had a succession of flowers to ensure that if the first did not…

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PHS Daffodils’s 2020 Sale

At long, long last, the 2020 PHS Daffodils web shop is open!  We thank each of you for your emails, eagerness, and patience—and as importantly, for your overwhelming interest in…

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Help with oddball poet

March 13, 2020
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All, The attached poet is from a old garden with scads of Ornatus, however some of the bulbs look like this What the heck is going on ?? I have…

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