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John85

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« on: January 26, 2011, 11:00:11 AM »
Can somebody tell me the name of the large flowered cultivar(s) that is grown by the thousands for the cut flower market in Cornwall and that is in flower abouy now(may be not this year)

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Re: cut flowers
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 11:29:35 AM »
Can somebody tell me the name of the large flowered cultivar(s) that is grown by the thousands for the cut flower market in Cornwall and that is in flower abouy now(may be not this year)
'Carlton' or 'King Alfred'?
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Re: cut flowers
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 12:32:04 PM »
'Carlton ' has a wider and shorter trumpet, while 'King Alfred ' has the slimmer, longer trumpet. I agree with Gerry that these are "traditionally" the forms seen as cut flower yellow daffs.
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