Daffodil delights & Narcissus narcissism.

Narcissi are one of the delights of spring. Here are some that brightened the spring in Our garden@19, from the smallest

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Narcissus ‘Tete a Tete’
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Narcissus ‘Jetfire’.
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Narcissus ‘Jumblie’

to the weird.

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Narcissus ‘Rip van Winkle’

To the big and blowsy

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Narcissus Pseudonarcissus subsp. obvallaris. The Tenby Daffodil.
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Narcissus Pseudonarcissus subsp. obvallaris. The Tenby Daffodil.
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King Alfred.
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Narcissus ‘Thalia’.

The next few pictures are of unknown varieties.

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To seeing double. I don’t know where this one came from, it could have been among plants that came from my Great Aunt’s garden.IMG_3391

Version 2Narcissus admiring his reflection in a pool in a Hanley Swan garden.

Have you had some lovely narcissi to admire this spring?

27 thoughts on “Daffodil delights & Narcissus narcissism.

  1. A lovely collection. I tend to like the short, non-floppy narcissus like Tete-a-tete and Jetfire. Jumblie is a new one on me and I will definitely look out for it in the autumn.

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  2. They are all lovely. You have quite a selection! Do you find that ‘Tete a Tete’ produce new bulbs very quickly? I find mine out grow their allotted space very quickly. Amelia

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  3. Ours just started opening this last week. ‘Jetfire,’ ‘Ice Follies’ (your #2 unnamed, I believe) and various other trumpets. So nice to see them at last!

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  4. Oh what beauties Brian. ‘Thalia’ still remains my all time favourite. Is the garden featuring the statue of ‘Narcissus’ one of the Hanley Swan Open Gardens?

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    1. Thank you Anna, I have been really impressed with ‘Thalia’, it is still flowering now. That garden opens for the village church this weekend Anna, not for the NGS in June .

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  5. It is nice to have some of the smaller ones as well as the big show-offs! I like Rip van Winkle and Tete a Tete a lot, but nothing beats a big clump of the taller ones. 🙂

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  6. Yours sure are lasting late! ours are long gone.
    Thalia looks better in the gardens of others than it did in the catalogues. I like anything that white, but I thought they would have very small flowers.

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