Historics

Discussion about daffodils registered or known to be in gardens prior to 1940.

Bulb Source?

April 24, 2014
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Does anyone know a commercial source for “Golden Rapture”? Thank You, Ben  

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Shaw Nature Reserve Daffodil Dig Day

February 27, 2014
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On Tuesday, 08 April, from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., the Greater Saint Louis Daffodil Society will once again host our annual Shaw Nature Reserve Daffodil Dig Day in Gray Summit, Missouri.…

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LA’s Daft Dashers daffodil tour March 9

February 25, 2014
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Annette Parker of Louisiana asked me to post the following information on the upcoming Daft Dashers daffodil tour and program on Historics.  Congratulations to the Daft Dashers on putting this together!…

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Bud Count and Cold Weather

February 25, 2014
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Here’s a general question. I grow daffodils in west central Louisiana. I bought 18 Beryl bulbs in the fall of ’11. First year bulbs all flowered well, of course, and…

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Daffodil Festival in Fremont, NC

December 29, 2013
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Hi Daffnet friends: Another year ending….  a new one beginning… Here I sit pondering  daffodil history… Searching the internet, I discovered a daffodil festival in Fremont, NC, near Wilson NC.…

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Trumpet Major

December 5, 2013
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Greetings to all! I am trying to do a little history on a very common daffodil here in Gloucester, Virginia, that grows almost wild!  Natives like myself refer to it as Trumpet Major.   I always believe…

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