SPLIT-CORONA DAFFODIL CULTIVARS IN THE COLLECTION OF FRC SSC RAS
- The authors:
- Slepchenko N. A.
- Page numbers:
- 40 - 47
- Narcissus, split-corona daffodil cultivars, introduction, cultivar study, assortment, humid subtropics.
Daffodil (Narcissus L.) is one of the leading early spring onion crops. According to the international classification, there are 13 garden groups. Split-corona daffodils group combines cultivars that differ in the unusual shape of сorolla and crown, as if torn by 1/3 or more of the length. Eight following cultivars were studied: ‘Blazing Starlet’ ‘Cassata’, ‘Changing colors’, ‘Chanterelle’, ‘Dolly Mollinger’, ‘Flyer’, ‘Lemon Beauty’, ‘Taurus’. It is established that in the conditions of Russian humid subtropics the studied cultivars begin growing in the third ten-day period of December. They differ in the flowering terms, of the eight cultivars, one belongs to the early, six – to the middle and one – to late ones. Most cultivars are dwarf, with an average flowering productivity. They have an average (from 1.6 to 2.5) and a high (2.6 or more) reproduction rate. They can be used for obtaining cut flowers in the open ground and during forcing, in various forms of gardening.