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Posts tagged Narcissus

October 22, 2015



Flowers For Shade

It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.

April 23, 2015



Bulb Flowers

For flower lovers, the ability to step out into the garden and pick a fistful of blooms for a vase, is one of spring’s great pleasures.

May 5, 2011


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Cornell’s Combinations: Camouflaging Spring Bulb Foliage

Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.

March 11, 2010


Van_Gogh-basket with flower bulbs

Storehouses of energy…the miracle of bulbs!

Ninety percent of the bulbs in home flower gardens belong to just 6 genera: Narcissus, Tulipa, Hyacinthus, Iris, Lilium and Gladiola.

November 19, 2009


a bunch of paper white narcissus flowers before a pink background.

Flowers For Winter

Paper White Narcissus bulbs are easy to grow indoors and provide clusters of highly perfumed white flowers.

April 10, 2008


a bouquet of daffodils

Wordworth’s Daffodils

William Wordsworth immortalized the daffodil through his poetry. This time of year, Wordsworth's daffodils are blooming.

February 22, 2007



Discussing The Daffodil In Honor Of St. David’s Day

March 1st is Saint David's Day, a Welsh holiday. What better way to commemorate the holiday than with a discussion of Wales' national flower, the daffodil?

January 5, 2006


a bunch of paper white narcissus flowers before a pink background.

Paper White Narcissus

After the holidays, gardeners often seek tender bulbs that bloom indoors such as the Paper White Narcissus. They will light up our homes and hearts in winter.

April 9, 2004


narcissus flower


"Bread is but food for the body, whereas narcissus is food for the soul."

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