help with old name

December 5, 2008
By

Categories: Daffodil Types, Species

Download PDF

For you bulbocodium and species folks –
I have an 1895 reference to :
Algerian White Hoop Petticoat
Anyone feel confident as to what one that was/is/could be?
-s

One response to “help with old name”

  1. John Gibson says:

    It could well refer to N romieuxii ssp albidus. In John Blanchard’s book “A guide to wild Daffodils” There is a reference to it as a plant common in the Riff mountains and the mountains of Algeria further East.
    John Gibson