] Any Narcissus lovers here?

Vlad Hempel via pbs pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 03:45:53 PDT
:) Oh, Primula veris! So beautiful, one of my husband’s favorites.

Welcome Nils, happy to help. Together we are stronger and I like this about
PBS a lot.

On Fri 23. Apr 2021 at 11:53 Nils Hasenbein via pbs <
pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net> wrote:

> Vlad,
> thank you for all the suggestions!
> We do mow very late, just once or twice per year depending on rainfall,
> most parts of the lawn with bulbs with a scythe after everything died
> back. We re-introduced native flowers (Primula veris currently looks
> great between the daffodils) to what was a rigorously cut lawn, and they
> and the other daffodils are spreading, so this cutting regime for me is
> worth the effort, however, it's quite some work (but excercise, too).
> The soil is the most likely culprit in the case of N. poeticus, as we
> have not had problems with pests. For the commercial Narcissus
> varieties, the performance is dramatically different even when just a
> few meters apart in grass that looks pretty much the same everywhere;
> some increase quickly, others slowly, some dwindle within a few years.
> As they are cheap, this is fine - I just add bulbs and they decide where
> they like it.
> All the best,
> Nils
> Am 23.04.2021 um 11:26 schrieb Vlad Hempel:
> > Is your poeticus still in green when you mown for the first time in
> > the year? This might also be the cause why it is not blooming
> > regularly. I still think it has probably to do with the soil they grow
> in.
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