Basal rot treatment

A few prized tetraploid tazettas became infected with basal rot. I invented a treatment that successfully cured them. I am not scientist but a gardener and breeder of Narcissus who…

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Australian fires

Any idea if daff folks are affected by the catastrophic fires?

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Just an idea

December 29, 2019
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Inspired by the insect Xylocopa violacea, I have had the idea of makeing a little window in the perianth tube to access the stigma without touching the anthers or cuttig…

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Tazettas blooming December 26

December 26, 2019
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‘Nir’, one of the Autumn Colors group, and ‘Autumn Pearl’

Warm weather on Christmas Day opened a few tazettas for me. Here are potted ‘Nir’, one of the Autumn Colors group, and ‘Autumn Pearl’ side-by-side. The ‘Autumn Pearl’ is in…

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Beautiful natural hybrid

December 24, 2019
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This is one of the most beautiful natural hybrid, between Narcissus fernandesii and Narcissus cantabricus. It has a dense marfil white, and N. fernandesii acts as the mother

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Species

December 23, 2019
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IT is great to see a real discussion once again appearing on Daffnet. It has left me a little confused. I first exhibited daffodils about 65 years ago and got…

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N. hedraeanthus luteolentus – diff. forms

December 19, 2019
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Attached are pics of several forms and colours of what I have been accustomed to calling N. hedraeanthus ssp. Luteolentus but now, according to Rafa I must learn to call…

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N. hedraeanthus var. luteolentus – single flower

December 19, 2019
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Yet more of these little beauties N. hedraeanthus var. luteolentus – single flower N. hedraeanthus var. luteolentus Spain N. hedraeanthus var. luteolentus (2) N. hedraeanthus var. luteolentus N.-hedraeanthus-var.-luteolentus-single-flower.jpg N.-hedraeanthus-var.-luteolentus-Spain.jpg N.-hedraeanthus-var.-luteolentus-2.jpg…

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Narcissus x tuckeri and Narcissus vilchezii

December 19, 2019
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This is a very beautiful cross between N. blancoi and N. fernandesii. There are several places with both parents and hybrids but there are just two places known, where the…

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Silver Chimes

December 19, 2019
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Good morning Here is a post to me from David Fowlkes. I checked Joe Hamm’s 2019 listing and didn’t see this one there. I didn’t write him. David’s email address…

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For those that have an uncontrollable appetite for “daffodillia”

December 18, 2019
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www.liveauctioneers.com/item/79141097_hammersley-daffodil-partial-breakfast-service I’m exercising my self control but I don’t believe in being selfish. One should share such knowledge. You’re welcome! Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings (working on my PC),…

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Narcissus blancoi

December 18, 2019
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This is Narcissus blancoi a species that grows in Sierra Morena. You can find it growig together with N. pallidulus, making crosses N. x montielanus. Also past year we found…

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Christmas cards please

December 17, 2019
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If you are sending Christmas cards, please mail one to Loyce McKenzie, Room 108, 608 Steed Road, Ridgeland MS 39157.  I’m sure she would appreciate it!  Or (as she used…

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