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RHS Daffodil supplement now available

This years supplement to The International Daffodil Register and Classified list is available from the Marketing Manager Sandra Baxter. The price is £ 6.00 plus postage.

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Daffodil Christmas Gifts?

A range of daffodil items that make welcome Christmas gifts are available from our merchandise store . These include sweatshirts and polo shirts with daffodil logo, napkins, decorated spectacle cases etc. Contact Sandra Baxter by email to enquire about orders.

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RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip yearbook 2017

This years RHS Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip yearbook is available from Marketing Manager Sandra Baxter at the discounted price of £11.00 inclusive of UK postage and packing. It is always an interesting and quality publication with fabulous photographs. This year … Continue reading

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Autumn Flowering Daffodils

The elusive autumn flowering daffodil is in fine form this year. Visit the Daffodil Society’s Northern Group’s website and read about James Aker’s recent trip and see photographs of all five of the autumn flowering species to be found in … Continue reading

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Show Report Volunteers

Do you attend or show at the RHS Early Daffodil competition or the Daffodil show? Would you like to provide a report for the Daffodil society newsletter? We usually have Society photographers on hand who can photograph any blooms or … Continue reading

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Amendments to the show cultivars lists for 2018 shows

The deliberations of the Classification sub committee can be found in the 2017 Newsletter. The revised Miniature list and the revised Intermediate list are to be found listed in the shows tab of the Society website. The Approved cultivars for … Continue reading

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Judging Test 2018

The Society welcomes candidates for the judging test which will take place at the Daffodil show held at Coughton Court on 22 April 2018. The judges test has two parts. Firstly, a written paper to test knowledge of the different … Continue reading

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Judges List 2018

The list of judges can be found in the Society Information tab of the Society’s website. There is also a link to the list here

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New Narcissus botanical monograph

SALMON, Michael. A survey of the genus narcissus. Somerton Printery Ltd, Canvin Court, Somerton Business Park, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6SB (telephone 01458 272368). ISBN 978-1-5272-0587-1. 2017. (£50.00) This is the first botanical monograph devoted exclusively to the genus Narcissus to … Continue reading

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Artistic Licence?

I wonder how arts and crafts people fail to notice that daffodils have 6 petals? Here is a lovely decorative gate in Ulverston, Cumbria and all the daffodils have 5 petals.

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