Jaydee Ager, Georgia

FW: heirloom daffodils

April 14, 2009

Categories: Bulb Information, Daffodil Types, Growing Daffodils, Historics

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Would anyone able to respond to the request for help below, please respond directly to Vonnie Harrah? I am also going to print out the request, and mail it to Bill Gould, ADS member in the area. Appreciatively, Jaydee Atkins Ager Executive Director American Daffodil Society, Inc. www.daffodilusa.org www.daffodilusastore.org www.daffseek.org PO Box 522 Hawkinsville, GA 31036 USA
—–Original Message—– From: Vonnie Hannah [mailto: title=] Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 9:47 AM To: ‘ title=’ Subject: heirloom daffodils
My name is Vonnie Hannah, Greenhouse manager at Old Salem Museum and Gardens, located in Winston Salem NC. We have a site that is covered in heirloom bulbs, most are Narcissus. The owner passed with a map of locations but over the years, this is not completely accurate. We are looking for help from a local chapter that may help us ID some of these and preserve the collection or toss the ones that are not historically correct. Any advise you can offer, even a good suggestion for a reference book with introduction dates and clear photos or a website link. Using the photos that we have taken we may be able to separate into divisions to narrow down the species. Our Gardens are 1750 – 1850 and some fudging has probably been done over the years. We would really appreciate your input. Thank-you Vonnie Hannah Old Salem Horticulture 600 S Main Street Winston Salem NC 27101 336 721-7377

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