Historics

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

Two double narcissus poeticus too

June 3, 2012
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  Thanks to everyone for answers! Attached are two more pictures with “The 1930’s”, possibly Spalding form to the left, and the “Traditional”, possibly Tamar Vally form, to the right.…

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Two double narcissus poeticus

May 30, 2012
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I’ve got these two double N poeticus in my collection. The one called “traditional” is old in the eastern parts of Norway, and one of its specific traits is that…

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Abelard? Cavaliero?

May 16, 2012
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Can anyone help me with this one? Division 2, Y-YO, diameter flower 8,5 cm. Mid season or late mid season (after ‘Mrs. Langtry’, before ‘Actaea’) Faint, sweet scent History at…

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Could it be ‘Brabazon’

Hi Ian, Here are photos of ‘Brabason’. Could your all yellow daff be ‘Brabazon’? Cheers, Sharon Sharon McDonald International Registrar RHS Garden Wisley Woking Surrey UK GU23 6QB tel: (+44)…

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A teaser

May 15, 2012
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As it is all quiet on Daffnet, how about a little quiz.   Attached are three pictures of the same location. The title could be “It all started here”.  …

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‘Dick Wellband’

May 9, 2012
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I have just posted pictures and descriptions of what I mean to be ‘Dick Wellband’ at the Facebookpage Gamle Hvam museums plant collection: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gamle-Hvam-museums-plantesamling/148524498593830 Click on album and photos to…

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