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mark smyth

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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2007, 11:23:18 PM »
This is how it should be as seen at a daff show a couple of weeks ago. How many did the shower grow to get one like this!?
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2007, 12:04:03 AM »
Nice seedlings Susan.

`Tete-a-Tete' is always first to flower here, by 2 or 3 weeks. (Apart from the winter flowering romieuxii forms of course and Nylon and Cedric Morris and..)The first of the really SPRING flowering vars.
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2007, 12:04:57 AM »
That one's spot on Mark.
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2007, 08:33:59 PM »

I have  a large patch of what I bought many years ago as 2Tete aTete2 which are the same as Franz's and flower in late February and last about a month.
They have never set seed even after my efforts to pollinate them.
Is this a trait of Tete a Tete?
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2007, 08:55:54 PM »
According to Daffseek both seeds and pollen are fertile
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2007, 10:15:27 PM »
Franz,

Narcissus Tete-a-Tete is the most numerous narcissus in  my garden, the one which I use as my 'background' daffodil, planted simply for large group colour impact. I find there is a wide range of variation in my groups of Tete-a-Tete. Some are as low as 15cm while others are as high as 45. Likewise, there is considerable variation regarding the number of flowers per stalk; two is normal but there are many with only one.

It seems to be a variable plant but one which still serves the garden very well.

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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #21 on: April 08, 2007, 10:30:46 AM »
Paddy can you beat this? ;D This is a field of Tete-a-Tete in Holland

By kind permission of Jan Pennings
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #22 on: April 08, 2007, 02:37:51 PM »
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This is a field of Tete-a-Tete in Holland

If someone discovered this field full in the wild, they would write a report saying the plants were 'locally plentiful', wouldn't they? Nice sun, too!!
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2007, 07:16:16 PM »
All those, and the bag I bought from the garden centre marked as having been grown in Holland were anything but Tete-a-Tete! >:(
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2007, 07:59:46 PM »
Thanks, all, for the comments. Since Narcissus Tete a Tete should have 2 3 flowers per stem is my Narcissus with one flower not a Tete a Tete.
The same Narcissi in my garden
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #25 on: April 09, 2007, 01:08:48 AM »
Franz join the club! Out of interest I'll go through mine tomorrow to see how many flowers there were in both groups I have
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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #26 on: April 11, 2007, 05:00:29 PM »
Hello,

My friend Teo and I have discovered this year two new populations of Narcissus assoanus in our region.
Here some pictures. I have also visited Narcissus calcicarpetanus (actually, Narcissus confusus)

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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #27 on: April 12, 2007, 02:22:42 PM »
Rafa,

Great to see you post again and good to read that you have discovered another interesting population.

Many thanks for the photographs.

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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #28 on: April 12, 2007, 07:17:07 PM »
A few narcissus cultivars from the garden.


N. bulbocodium 'C. Greenfield Late'
Ditto
N. 'Colleen Bawn'
N. X intermedius
N. 'Minnow'
N. 'Pacific Coast'
N. 'Pipit'
N. X intermedius




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Re: Narcissus in April 2007
« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2007, 07:19:28 PM »
And a few more narcissus.

N. triandrus triandrus
N. triandrus 'Lemon Drops'
N. watieri


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