Category Archives: Historic Daffodils

Narcissus “Countess of Annersley”

The RHS reports the rediscovery of a late 19th century daffodil “The Countess of Annersley” in Co Down and Co Cork.

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Daffodils at Woburn Abbey

Committee members Michael and Sandra Baxter and Robin Crouchman visited Woburn Abbey at the invitation of the Head Gardener in order to view the many unknown daffodils flowering in the grounds. Without planting plans or some other provenance daffodil identification … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire’s Golden Triangle

The Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is the custodian of the native wild daffodils in and around the “Golden Triangle” Their website has some fascinating interviews with local people reminiscing on the importance of the wild daffodil to the area.  It also has … Continue reading

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Cornwall’s Daffodil Families exhibition

Cornwall has a long association with daffodil growing. For more than 100 years, generations of flower growers have sown and harvested the earliest daffodils in the country. Jean Carr has curated an exhibition at this year’s Falmouth Spring Flower Show … Continue reading

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BBC 2 TV Gardeners World

Carol Klein interviewed Cornish Daffodil breeder, Ron Scamp in the Friday 28th March edition of the BBC2 gardening programme, “Gardener’s World”. See the interview here  

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Cotehele Daffodil Weekend

There are over 300 daffodil cultivars planted at Cotehele, some of them dating back to the seventeenth century. Inspired by these early and unusual flowers the garden team at Cotehele successfully applied for project funding to research the historic varieties … Continue reading

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Countdown to Coughton Court 2

The National Trust and the Throckmorton family are looking forward to The Daffodil Society show being staged at Coughton Court, Alcester. Welcome in Spring with Coughton Court’s Spring Garden Festival and The Daffodil Society National Show. Sat 19 – Sun … Continue reading

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Kempley Daffodil weekend 2014

This year the Kempley Daffodil weekend takes place on Saturday March 15 and Sunday March 16. For more information click here

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National Trust Daffodil Days

Many of the gardens that the National Trust care for will be bursting with daffodils in Spring. For some daffodil gardens that the National Trust recommend click here

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Trevano Estate Daffodils, Cornwall

The Trevano estate in Cornwall which closed in 2012, has been sold piece by piece, leaving one of the country’s largest collections of daffodils no longer open to the public. The field at Trevano is staying largely intact as it … Continue reading

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