Help with identification — WWY-YYO large-cup

January 11, 2018
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Help with identification — WWY-YYO large-cup

Hello all! This one should be easy. My records indicate that this is April Queen, but I don’t believe it. Also, it’s not Flower Record, that’s for sure. Any ideas,…

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Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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December Journal

January 3, 2018
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Just wanted to mention how much I enjoyed this issue; Dan’s article about Larry Force was terrific.  Lots of great photos too.  I don’t really like the new size but…

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2018
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Here is wishing all of you a Happy and Healthy 2018.  I have enjoyed the wide variety of subjects and the diverse and thought provoking comments. Thanks to many of…

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Daffodils and me.

December 30, 2017
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After 20 + years of showing daffodils, I have found that some old time daffodil people think me a fraud because they think I simply took over Marie Bozievich’s show…

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The inheritance of recessive and dominant mutations in daffodil cultivars

December 30, 2017
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This is the title of an article from Peter Brandham in the “Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip Yearbook 2017, pages 26-32”. Essential statements in this paper are: Pitfalls often occur, one…

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Tour

December 30, 2017
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Hi Folks, Our news tells us that Minnesota is very cold with deep snow. It seems hard to believe that the Northern Hemisphere show season is only a few weeks…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more bright light. Growing pots indoors…

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‘Yuletide" greetings of the Season

December 15, 2017
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For your holiday enjoyment: the bulbocodum hybrid, ‘Yuletide’, and Camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide”— putting on a joint Yuletide seasonal show in my garden, USDA Zone 8b in middle Georgia (southeastern USA).…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 14, 2017
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I was at a garden club meeting today and they were handing out a paper that said if you added alcohol to the water of paper whites it would keep…

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Daffodil Bulbs – Thanks

December 7, 2017
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Today is Pearl Harbor Day.  A day to remember. I want to thank all the daffodil societies that took my excess bulbs this fall, with special mention to Dallas, Louisiana,…

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‘Verdant Sparks’

December 7, 2017
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My stocks of ‘Verdant Sparks’ have multiplied satisfactorily. It was down to only a couple of bulbs a few years ago.  Here is the row today with masses of the…

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Special day for John Hunter

December 2, 2017
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Happy Birthday to my “down under” twin; we were born on the same day in the same year and nearly the same time. John, I hope you have a wonderful…

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