more seedlings – 9

February 9, 2008
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Netters, This seedling opened its maiden bloom yesterday. The tag says: Southern Hospitality 4Y-R x mini 7Y-Y seedling. And so offers an explanation to my quandary about where the doubled…

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more seedlings – 8

February 9, 2008
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Netters, This seedling is a sibling of the double I posted previously! Three florets of intermediate size. Bob

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Viridiflorus seedlings – 7

February 9, 2008
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Netters, Here’s another of Manuel Lima’s Actaea x viridiflorus. Starry, with petals white flushed green and a tiny orange cup with a green eye. Very small plant, but it does…

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Blooming in Livermore today

February 9, 2008
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Here in Livermore east of the SF Bay Area, the days are in the mid 60s and nighttime temps just above 40.  The season is gearing up and every day…

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Another N. bulbocodium

An  N. bulbocodium seedling selected for further trial because of its very smooth texture – (some are very rough and rippled) and the attractive hint of flare at the rim…

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blooming in Ohio

February 9, 2008
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  Friends, Attached is a photo of the seedling I sent several days ago as it was just opening.  It has “grown up” some to show the scalloping along the…

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Recognition of an ADS member

February 8, 2008
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All, Nice when one of the daffodilian clan gets recognition in another organization: Linda Van Beck has been awarded the Florida Federated Garden Club’s medal of Individual Achievement in Horticulture…

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Tazettas grown in alcohol

February 8, 2008
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Hello everyone, As I read the Home and Garden section of the Memphis Commercial Appeal this morning an article by Felder Rushing caught my eye. He was describing how growing tazettas…

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Snowdrop with cyclamineus delusions

Hi,     I had a lot of enquiries about this snowdrop.  It is one from about 10 bulbs of Galanthus elwesii.  They came from Holland.  This is a first…

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Blooming in Livermore, #3

February 6, 2008
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And finally, Macdalla, which opened this morning, and seems perfect, destined only to improve as the days pass.  This is all for now. Melissa  

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Blooming in Livermore, #2

February 6, 2008
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Sobersides has opened with mittens, but again, a welcome sight for the early season. Melissa East of the SF Bay in northern California, where daytime temperatures are in the 50s…

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Blooming in Livermore #1

February 6, 2008
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The first of the new bulbs have opened.  Creation has two beautiful blooms, a treat in early February despite one having only 5 tepals.  I expect this to bloom later…

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Charleston Daffodil connection

February 6, 2008
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I passed along the request for daffodil stories that was recently posted to a friend who is not on this list. She has been in touch with the author, Melissa…

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