Daffodils – Narcissus

Daffodils (Narcissus) are a perennial Spring flowering bulb.

Double Narcissus - Golden Ducat

They can start flowering from late February – April.

There are many varieties of daffodils and narcissus.

Large Cupped Daffodil - Carlton

The common daffodil has one yellow flower (with six petals and a cup in the centre of the flower head) on a long green stem with long, thin leaves.

Tazetta Narcissus - Geranium

Some varieties have more than one flower on the stem.

Bi-Coloured Daffodil

The flowers can have yellow or cream petals and yellow, cream or orange cups.

Poeticus Narcissus - Actaea

The plants can grow to a height of 3 inches to 2 foot.

Dwarf Narcissus - February Gold

Daffodils should be planted between August and September at a depth of 4-7 inches.

They thrive in full sun or partial shade and like well drained soil.

A Group Of Daffodils

Daffodils look great when planted in borders, containers or grassland.

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