‘Mallee’ Daffodil: A Lovely Split Corona Narcissus

My first interest in "fancy" daffodils started a few seasons ago, after I had purchased a mixed bag of split corona Narcissus. Upon seeing them bloom, I was immediately drawn to their beauty. Still, split corona daffodils remain to be one of my favorite types to grow. 'Mallee' daffodils were quite a nice addition to…

‘Love Call’ Daffodil: A Lovely Addition to the Garden

After growing so many daffodil varieties this season, I have undoubtedly developed a greater appreciation for the diversity among these flowers. 'Love Call' daffodil is no exception to this. After planting a package of ten bulbs last fall, I was eager to watch as these started to bloom in the cut flower garden. Upon first…

‘Sailorman’ Daffodil: An Immense Split Corona Daffodil

When the 'Sailorman' daffodils started to bloom, I was quite surprised by their size. At planting, I had noticed that the bulbs were healthy and exceptionally large. However, I did not expect these split corona flowers to be so immense.  Though bright yellow daffodils aren't my personal favorite, I cannot deny that 'Sailorman' daffodils have…

‘Cassata’ Split-Corona Daffodil in the Cut Flower Garden

Split-corona daffodils were among the very first "fancy" narcissus that I grew last year. I just love looking at their unique broken cups. 'Cassata' daffodil is no exception to this. Here in my yard, 'Cassata' daffodils are among the very first flowers to start blooming. While most websites classify them as an early season flower,…

‘Orangery’ Daffodil: Bright, Split Corona Cup Daffodils

One of my main goals in the spring garden this season was to introduce a wide array of daffodils. I've always enjoyed the arrival of early season flowers, but taking a closer look at the various shapes and colors available is really exciting to me. Today, we're taking a closer look at 'Orangery' daffodils. Much…

My First Foray into Split Corona Daffodils

I'm definitely not a stranger to daffodils. In fact, daffodil bulbs were one of the first garden-related investments that I ever made. Roughly five years ago, I bought a huge bag of mixed daffs. In that bag, there were a few doubles and a couple smaller flowered jonquil types - but generally nothing fancy. Enter…