Category Archives: Historic Daffodils

Gloucestershire’s Golden Triangle 2019 Daffodil Festival

Click Here to read all about this years epic display and hugely successful  Golden Triangle Daffodil Festival.

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Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 2019

  Now in its third year Scotland’s Daffodil Festival has become an established spring event destination bringing much happiness through the power of flowers to hundreds of people. Visitor numbers were up by 30% and the support of Stephen Gethins … Continue reading

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Daffodils at Cliveden 2019

Cliveden is a National Trust property located in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. Vast quantities of narcissi are naturalised throughout the formal gardens – we assume the first bulbs were planted many decades ago, perhaps during the latter half of the 19th century. … Continue reading

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Daffodil trails at Threave, Dumfries & Galloway

Interested in historic daffodils? There are some interesting cultivars to be found at Threave Garden and Estate. Read more here With thanks to The Garden journal.

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USA National Garden Bureau showcases the Year of the Daffodil

The National Garden Bureau was set up in the USA in 1920 to provide basic instruction in backyard gardening and create a population of gardeners. Every year they select one popular, easy to grow, widely adaptable, genetically diverse and versatile bulb … Continue reading

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An early Spring treat?

If you are planning a trip to Cornwall in February 2017 here is an event you might like to consider. For more information click here.

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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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