Blue Roses

February 5, 2008
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No, Kathy, you’re not the only one that sees purple roses – I’ve noticed before that many “blue” flowers are more lavender-blue than true blue, and not just in photographs…

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inquiry asking for help

February 5, 2008
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Friends, I received the e-mail below, asking for assistance.  I asked Melissa’s permission to forward this to Daffnet, and she was delighted.  If you can provide info or input, please…

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last one today, from Ohio

February 5, 2008
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  Friends, This is another from seed sent me by Lawrence Trevanion in 2005, blooming in 3 years.  It is open pollinated seed from one of his hybrids.  I hope…

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also blooming in Ohio

February 5, 2008
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Friends, This photo is of ‘Floral Feast’, one of Walter Blom’s selections from N. romieuxii.   Mary Lou

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blooming in Ohio today

February 5, 2008
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Friends,   We’ve had very warm weather the last few days, near 60 F, and lots of rain overnight, so things are opening quickly, without a chance to grow properly. …

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Min. daff. species

1) A couple of near white N. hedraeanthus seedlings – usually they are of creamy or lemon shades.   2) N.cyclamineus – the 6 lobed, 18 toothed form though not…

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Please pardon more snowdrop pics.

Last week ‘Compton Court’ snowdrops in mass – now a couple of close-ups. I’d settle for this level of perfection in daffodils anyday. Brian Duncan

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Motmot

February 4, 2008
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On our recent vacation we were fortunate to have a Motmot come to feed everyday at the house we were renting.  There were 2 or 3 vacant lots next to…

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Blue

February 4, 2008
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Blue

Can this be done with daffodils? TOKYO (AFP) – Think that red roses are predictable? In Japan, gift-givers soon will also have the option of blue roses. The Japanese company…

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New Daffnet Member

February 3, 2008
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Friends, Please welcome new member Adam O;’Neal from Nashville Tennessee. Adam is a Master Gardener and works at the Carnton House.  Currently, Carnton House is looking to expand their pre…

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Double Version of N. Chinese Sacred Lily

February 3, 2008
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Looking into the greenhouse today I found one bulb of the N. “Chinese Sacred Lily” had double flowers, and this one stem had eight flowers on it. Still the same…

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 5

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, This is fresher seedling, Actaea x viridiflorus, of Manuel Lima’s. Bob

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Seedlings from N. viridiflorus – 4

February 3, 2008
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Daffodil Friends, Manuel Lima used Actaea often in his breeding – perhaps wanting fertility and certainly cup color. The resultant seedlings are mostly Y-O, Y-GOO, or Y-GYO – although some…

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