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Re: Daffodil question

so that makes 3 generations.  Pretty neat.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daffodil question

> In a message dated 04/12/2004 10:47:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> > I don't know who developed your N. 'Mrs. R.O.Backhouse', whether it was
> > herself or her son.
> >
> >
> Found an old copy of "Daffodils to Show and Grow" - can't think where my
> recent one has got to.    This publication of the American Daffodil
Society lists
> Mrs. R. O. herself as the breeder in 1923. She is also listed as the
> of 'Mrs.Nette O. Melvin' in 1928.  A quick scan of a few pages did not
> any more of hers, but I did spot 'Barrii' and 'Barrii Conspicuous' by
> Backhouse, both dated 1884, and 'Auriga' by W. O. Backhouse in 1967, so
> obviously the dynasty continues.  I didn't spot any credited to Mr.
R.O.B., but this
> book lists 149 pages of daffs and I only scanned a few pages so he is
> there too.
> Auralie
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