Early season in Marlborough New Zealand

August 17, 2017
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An extremely early season here in Marlborough, possibly due to the much greater than average rainfall over winter. Looking back through my photos the 1WP pictured below was flowering on…

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 15, 2017
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Hi Nothing like a bit of rain and some moisture to speed the season along a bit. A lot of miniatures are flowering but the first of the standards and…

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The Daffodil Cup

August 13, 2017
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Friends, I wonder how many of you are aware that in Canada there is an auto race for The Daffodil Cup.  Apparently some of the top drivers go on to…

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What is flowering in Canberra now

August 13, 2017
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Hi A spectacular miniature seedling some micro minis. We have had a lot of micro minis flower this season.

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What is flowering now in Canberra

August 9, 2017
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Hi The weather has warmed up a bit but once the sun goes down it is really chilly. With a bit of warm weather a lot more bulbs will be…

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Central Daffodil Group Early Show 2017

The  Central  Daffodil  Group  opened  the  2017  season  with  a  small  table  show  and  group  luncheon  on  Tuesday  8  August .  After  a  warm  and  very  wet  autumn  , we …

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N cyclamineus

August 7, 2017
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Yesterday I mentioned variation in the species cyclamineus. The first to flower opened today. I picked it for a Hort Soc meeting. It has lovely form and is always very…

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Wendy Akers

Dear All, It is with sadness that I report the passing of Wendy Akers. Wendy and James were good friends for many years. We hunted daffodils together in Spain and…

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Sad News

August 6, 2017
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It is with much sadness that I must inform you of the passing of Wendy Akers. I know many will have known her and enjoyed her company both in the…

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More miniatures flowering in Canberra

August 2, 2017
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Hi Some more photos of what is flowering in Canberra now. I like your splits and the viridiflorus seedlings Lawrence. We have some split bulbocodiums but they flower a little…

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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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2017, Whatever season….

Here in the northern parts of South Africa we experienced a very fierce winter – last week – and some cold days since. Winter arrived very late and one can…

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2017 Daffodil Season is underway in Canberra

Our season is well and truly under way despite the very dry and cold winter we have had in Canberra. The micro mini is about half the size and height…

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