Saturday, April 22, 2006

Daffodils - part 2

Slightly delayed...a few more daffodils from my parent's garden. Once again I'll start with a standard-ish variety:



before moving onto this more unusual hoop-petticoat:


and finishing with this tiny "wild" form:
I'm not sure how much value Daffodils have as a nectar source or food plant but they certainly brighten up a grey april day.

5 comments:

Endment said...

Gray and raining here today- the bright daffodills are pefect for this day!

Pam in Tucson said...

Lovely and bright! I love the hoop-petticoat! I've never seen that before. I had no idea there were so many varieties of daffodils.

tai haku said...

thank you. the hoop-petticoat is actually not a daffodil cultivar per se but a true species: Narcissus bulbicodium with its own range of varieties: http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/2294/

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