About the Fund Raising Campaign

November 9, 2018
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The American Daffodil Society provides world wide internet services to the growing daffodil public. Our Global leadership through these unique services: Daffseek, Daffnet, Dafftube, Dafflibrary and more, continues as an…

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An Autumn Poetaz.

November 8, 2018
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Four years ago in the autumn I flowered a bulb of ‘Max’s Poet’ that was being turned around from New Zealand. It coincided with the autumn tazetta N. obsoletus in…

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smaller quantities of Zerotol

November 6, 2018
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Here is a message from Anne. She is wanting to find smaller quantities of Zerotol to use when planting her bulbs. I wasn’t able to find a source. Does anyone…

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Early blooming Daffodils for Roanoke Virginia

November 5, 2018
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Good morning Here is a request from someone on a mission. Any ideas that will help her would be appreciated. I have already written her that leaves should be left…

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2019 Shows Posted on ADS Website Events

November 3, 2018
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All of the 2019 daffodil shows have been posted on the ADS website at: https://daffodilusa.org/events-show-calendar/calendar-of-events/ There are 34 approved shows, plus several non-judged exhibitions.  While you are checking out shows…

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N. x perezlarae

October 30, 2018
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Narcissus x perezlarae occurs as the natural wild hybrid between N. cavanillesii and N. miniatus.  Several years ago Theo Sanders sent me a large shipment of bulbs of hybrids between…

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Amazon Smile

October 29, 2018
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I know Nancy or I will be speaking about this later. This message is NOW and not then. Please consider making us your charitable source for you, your family, your…

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Farewell to Gus Hertogh

October 28, 2018
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Jan Pennings asked that I post this information about the passing of Dr. August (Gus) De Hertogh. Below is a message from Mary Belle who is Dr. De Hertogh’s wife:…

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ADS Show and Grow on Kindlr

ADS Show and Grow is now available in the Kindle store!  Just search for American daffodils show and Grow for a Kindle version.  Forgive me if this is something everyone…

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Sprouting bulbs

October 23, 2018
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From: Gisela Saheba Subject: Rescued antique daffodil bulbs in distress Message Body: Some 5 weeks ago I rescued some antique daffodil bulbs form a 300 year old farmhouse, ahead of…

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Narcissus miniatus

October 22, 2018
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I have been line breeding N. miniatus through several generations trying to make ever more rounded flowers. They are just starting to bloom now. When they appear I know that…

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Narcissus deficiens?

October 21, 2018
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The name N. deficiens is sometimes used for N. miniatus. It is derived from an old description of a Narcissus that flowered in cultivation that did not have a corona…

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The saga of an interesting autumn bloomer

October 17, 2018
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Back in 2001 I placed pollen of John Hunter’s Emerald Sea onto a flower of N. cavanillesii. Eventually a plant from the cross flowered and then did so for several…

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