Registering your new cultivar

Friends, Don’t forget to send me (USA) or your National Registrar the information for any new cultivar you wish to name and register.  The deadline is June 30 for inclusion…

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virtual garden tour

May 30, 2020
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Dear Daffodil Friends, We have a new member, Gioia Browne, who lives in Rhode Island. She has sent this link to an upcoming virtual tour of her garden which I…

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Looking for a pink and white Div. 4 Miniature! It was in the ADS Dallas in March. I can’t even find one in the roster of miniatures on the Daffnet site. Does anyone know what it was?

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Q Daff US Bulb List

May 28, 2020
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I recently started a business with my friend Carlos van der Veek to make some rare, historic, species and new introductions grown in the Netherlands available in the US. There…

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Elfin Dell

May 27, 2020
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In 2021 I plan to make some crosses with Elfin Dell as a pollen parent. For this project I need one or two bulbs. I would be glad if anyone…

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Weed killer and daffodils

May 21, 2020
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Question–My wife and I were taking a walk in our Town Park here in Walkersville, Md today.  We observed that this year they used weed killer around the edges of…

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Bulb Flies

May 20, 2020
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Keqin Xu's border this spring

Good morning I haven’t seen much talk this spring about Bulb Flies. I hope some of you have some advice for Keqin Xu. Keqin is not yet a member though…

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Youth Challenge

May 17, 2020
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Good morning I am making a last call for Youth Challenge images. We had hoped to receive only Youth pictures of the Challenge bulb Rapture. I have received hand drawn…

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Harry Tuggle daffodil sought

Harry Tuggle had a seedling which became “Martinsville,” which was his (and my) hometown in VA.  It was registered by Rosewarne EHS in 1987.  (Harry died in 1970.)  Martinsville is…

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Supporting the ADS

The ADS always needs money because our income from membership does not cover all of our expenses. Here are two ways you can help support your society. These days we…

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Last Daffodil Bloom of the season 2020 Walkersville, Md

Today, May 9, 2020, at my house in Walkersville, Md, when some of my grandchildren came over, I decided to take a picture of my last daffodil bloom-Timbucktu.  I certainly…

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Daffodil makes the cover of The New Yorker Magazine

In a place of honor, right in the center.   New Yorker Cover

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Sussex conservation of “Noel Burr” cultivars.

May 8, 2020
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Our Sussex group of Plant Heritage decided we would try to conserve “Noel Burr” cultivars. I have been so impressed with them compared with common or garden Daffodils that I…

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