Daffodil ID

donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)February 14, 2009

A very elderly lady in our community gave me a bucket of narcissus bulbs several years ago. She literally had a field of them growing (at least two acres), which she said were there when she was a child. Needless to say, they are wonderful, easy to grow, and prolific.

One of them is a very early bloomer with a typical yellow flower and glaucous foliage. Its buds are shaped like perfect teardrops. It's the only narcissus I have seen with buds shaped like this, and oh, there are single and double forms of it. Does anyone know what it might be?

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columbiasc(Columbia SC)


Try oldhousegardens.com or southernbulbs.com to try to match them up. If that doesn't work, try to find a copy of Scott Ogden's "Garden Bulbs of the South".

Or, try posting a photo.


    Bookmark   February 14, 2009 at 11:33AM
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