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Narcissus 

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Broadleigh Gardens offer one of the largest ranges of dwarf daffodils anywhere. Below is a sample of our most popular varieties available for dispatch as dormant bulbs this autumn. The cultural information page has details of how and where to grow daffodils and details of the classification into Divisions (i.e. Div. 6 - cyclamineus hybrids). 

This is only part of our range. Delivery will be in the autumn

Key to symbols
N
- Suitable for Naturalising 
S - Scented
AGM - This variety has the RHS Award of Garden Merit
  
 

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BULBOCODIUM VULGARIS CONSPICUUS. 
Div. 13. A robust variety with deep yellow flowers. Increases well in damp soil.
Height: 5"           
Flowers: Late Mar     N  AGM

 

 

MIDGET
Div1. Tiny golden trumpets. Very early and one of the smallest.
Height: 4"
Flowers: Feb-March
       
            
nar actaea ACTAEA
Like a large Pheasant Eye. Well rounded white petals and a tiny red cup. Excellent for naturalising.
Height: 16"
Flowers: April           S N AGM

 

  Narcissus Obvallaris

OBVALLARIS (Tenby Daffodil).
Div. 13. Neat bright yellow flowers on a very stiff stem. Long lasting and excellent for naturalising.

Height: 11"   
Flowers: Feb-Mar           
N AGM

       
          

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CYCLAMINEUS
Div.13. Beautiful golden species with swept back petals. Needs a cool acid soil.

Height: 5"
Flowers: early March

 

 

PENCREBAR. 
Div. 4. A double jonquil looking like a tiny perfect rose.
S

Height: 6"     
Flowers: Apr     

       
          

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BELL SONG. 
Div. 7. Another fine new twin-headed hybrid. Delicate pure white petals and a pink cup.
Height: 12"          
Flowers: Apr                       S
  

 

  Narcissus Peeping Tom

PEEPING TOM.
Div. 6. A most distinctive cyclamineus hybrid with its very long narrow trumpet flared at the end and reflexed petals. A true golden-yellow. Excellent for naturalising.

Height: 16"   
Flowers: Feb-Mar         
  N  AGM
  

       
          

  Narcissus Binkie

BINKIE. 
Div. 2. A very unusual and extremely attractive reverse bicolour. The almost white cup is paler than the clear primrose-yellow perianth.
Height: 12"      

 

  Narcissus Petrel

PETREL. 
Div. 5. Another fine American hybrid with three to give nodding pure white flowers reminiscent of Hawera. 

Height: 8"      
Flowers: Apr   

       
          

  Narcissus Canaliculatus

CANALICULATUS (lacticolor).
Div. 8. A sweetly scented miniature tazetta. White petals and lemon-yellow cup. Needs a well-drained position and a good summer baking.
Height: 5"           
Flowers: Late Mar                S
  

 

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PIPIT. 
Div. 7. An outstanding American miniature. Two to three heads of clear lemon, the cups fading to almost white. Outstanding.

Height: 10"   
Flowers: Apr               
S  AGM

       
          

  Narcissus Elka

ELKA. 
Div. 1. A tiny gem from Alec Gray with a lemon trumpet and milk white petals. It was named for two lady daffodil growers — Elizabeth and Kate. It does well here on the edge of a shrub bed.
Height: 4"      
Flowers: Mar

 

  Narcissus Poeticus Recurvus

POETICUS RECURVUS. 
Div. 13. The old-fashioned late Pheasant Eye loved by everyone. Snow-white petals swept back from a tiny yellow cup edged with red. Excellent for naturalising.

Height: 17"    
Flowers: May         
  N   S   AGM

       
          

  Narcissus Erlicheer

ERLICHEER.
Div. 4. A remarkably strongly scented tazetta with up to five small double creamy flowers contrasting well with deep green leaves. Needs a good summer baking.

Height: 10"    
Flowers: Late Mar          
     S

 

 

POETICUS FLORE PLENO
(Tamar double White
)
Div. 4.  
The well know double Pheasant Eye with fully double highly scented flowers of glistening white. 
S

Height: 17"      
Flowers: May  

       
          

  Narcissus February Gold

FEBRUARY GOLD. 
Div. 6. The well-known and loved early cyclamineus hybrid with golden-yellow petals and a slightly darker cup. Very long lasting and good for naturalising.

Height: 12"   
Flowers: Feb-Mar       
N AGM
  

 

Narcissus Reggae

REGGAE. 
Div. 6. Clear white petals sweep back from a short pink cup. A new dwarf variety.

Height: 12”    
Flowers: Apr                       
AGM

 

       
          

 

FEBRUARY SILVER
Div 6. Very long lasting. Sturdy flowers with white petals and a lemon trumpet.

Height: 12"   
Flowers: Feb-Mar  

 

  Narcissus Rijnveldt's Early Sensation

RIJNVELDT'S EARLY SENSATION.
Div. 2. Our earliest hybrid. Egg yellow throughout, often in flower on Christmas Day. Fully hardy.
Height: 10"
Flowers: Dec-Feb                AGM N
       
          

  Narcissus Geranium

GERANIUM.   
Div. 8. A most striking poetaz with four to six flowers on an upright stem. Pure white petals with bright scarlet-orange cup. Good in pots. 

Height: 16"   
Flowers: Late Mar    
   S  AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Rip Van Winkle

RIP VAN WINKLE (minor pumilus plenus). 
Div. 4. A quaint miniature double of unknown origin with masses of flat yellow petals tinged with green. Can be naturalised.
Height: 6"      
Flowers: Early Mar                   
N

       
          

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HAWERA.         
Div. 5. Several very graceful hanging blooms. Lemon yellow with paler cup. Well-drained soil in sun or part shade. 

Height: 7"      
Flowers: Apr              
    AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Rosemoor Gold

Rosemoor Gold
Div 7  Strong growing, increasing rapidly, with a rich golden colour and a powerful scent. Excellent all - rounder. Named in honour of the RHS bicentenary this year.

Height: 14”
Flowers: Early March

AGM     S

       
          

 Narcissus Ice Wings

ICE WINGS.
Div. 5. A superb twin-headed white triandrus hybrid rather like an ivory Dove Wings.

Height: 13"    
Flowers:_Late Mar      
N  AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Rupicola

RUPICOLA. 
Div. 13. A tiny jonquil species. Solitary soft yellow flowers with flat cups. Sweetly scented.

Height: 3”      
Flowers: Mar/Apr         
S   AGM

       
          

  Narcissus Jack Snipe

JACK SNIPE.
Div. 6. A delicate little cyclamineus whose long creamy petals and dark primrose cup make a striking contrast. Excellent for naturalising. 

Height: 8"      
Flowers: Late Mar        
N  AGM

 

  Narcissus Segovia

SEGOVIA. 
Div. 3. A very beautiful miniature jonquil. Superbly contrasting glistening white petals and small flat lemon cup. Stock limited.

Height: 6"      
Flowers: Apr                       
AGM

       
          

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JENNY.
Div. 6. An exquisite cyclamineus hybrid with milk-white petals. The trumpet opens lemon coloured but quickly fades to a lovely creamy-white. One of the best. Good in grass. 

Height: 15"
Flowers: Early April      
N  AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Silver Chimes

SILVER CHIMES. 
Div. 8. An extremely lovely and charming tazetta hybrid with up to ten perfect flowers on each stem. Pure white with a cup of palest primrose. Does best in a dry position.

Height: 12"    
Flowers: Apr                          
S

       
          

  Narcissus Jetfire

ITZIM 
Div. 6. One of the best American cyclamineus hybrids. Large gold flowers, well reflexed with a bright red-orange trumpet. Very striking.

Height: 12"    
Flowers: Mar             
N  AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Small Talk

SMALL TALK. 
Div. 1. Beautifully formed tiny yellow trumpets. A delightful dwarf daffodil of much substance. Very early flowering and clumps up well.

Height: 4"      
Flowers: Early March 

       
          

  Narcissus jonquilla Single

JONQUILLA SINGLE. 
Div. 13. The well-known late flowering jonquil species. It has up to six very strongly scented deep yellow flowers to a stem. Best on limey soils and in full sun.

Height: 12"    
Flowers: Apr-May        
S  AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Sundial

SUNDIAL. 
Div. 7. An exquisite miniature jonquil of a most unusual dark lemon with a hint of green in t frilled cup. Often twin-headed.
Height: 6"      
Flowers: Late Mar     

       
          

  Narcissus Jumblie

JUMBLIE. 
Div. 12. An excellent little cyclamineus hybrid with two to three clear yellow flowers to the stem. Slightly orange cup and well reflexed petals. Very free flowering and good for pots.
Height: 8"     
Flowers: Mar                 
AGM
  

 

  Narcissus Sun Disc

SUN DISC. 
Div. 7. A fine Alec Gray hybrid with perfect rounded straw-yellow flowers and a tiny golden cup.

Height: 6"     
Flowers: Apr                    
                                       AGM

       
          

  Narcissus Kenellis

KENELLIS. 
Div. 10. An unusual dwarf with milk white petals and deeper, bulbous cup, which denotes its part bulbocodium ancestry. Best kept slightly dry.

Height: 6”      
Flowers: Feb-Mar

 

  Narcissus Tete-a-Tete

TETE-A-TETE. 
Div. 12. Probably the best of all dwarf hybrids. Very early and tremendously long lasting. Golden petals very slightly reflexed from the neat cups. Cannot be too strongly recommended and a very prolific flowerer.

Height: 6"
Flowers: Feb-Mar   
             AGM N
  

       
          

  Narcissus Kokopelli

KOKOPELLI. 
Div. 7. Up to four perfect round yellow flowers with slightly deeper cups. Like a larger Sundial. A sure-fire winner and highly desirable. New.

Height: 12”    
Flowers: April                    
S AGM

 

  Narcissus Thalia

THALIA. 
Div. 5. One of the best triandrus hybrids with one to three well formed white flowers on each stem. Excellent for naturalising.

Height: 12"
Flowers: Late Mar                   N

       
          

  Narcissus Lemon Silk

LEMON SILK.
Div. 6. One of the most popular bulbs in the garden. Large, well formed flowers of the palest lemon. Early flowering.
Height: 14”
Flowers: Early March

 

  Narcissus Toto

TOTO. 
Div. 12. A delightful new dwarf hybrid with up to three star shaped white flowers.

Height: 10"    
Flowers: Mar/Apr                  AGM

       
          

  Narcissus Little Gem

LITTLE GEM. 
Div. 1. A free-flowering, exquisite pale gold trumpet narcissus — a perfect miniature. Early.

Height: 6" 
Flowers: Early Mar       N  AGM

 

  Narcissus Trena

TRENA. 
Div. 6. A perfectly formed and graceful cyclamineus hybrid with well reflexed white petals that contrast well with the slender lemon trumpet. New and long lasting. Highly recommended.

Height: 12"    
Flowers: Mar/Apr                  AGM
  

       
          

  Narcissus Lobularis

LOBULARIS (Lent Lily).
Div. 13 A selected form of pseudonarcissus and one of the best for naturalising. The flowers have yellow trumpets with paler petals. May take up to two seasons to settle.

Height: 5"      
Flowers: Early Mar               N
  

 

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W. P. MILNER. 
Div. 1. A delightful nodding trumpet variety with creamy-white drooping flowers. Free-flowering and very good for pots.

Height: 10"    
Flowers: Late Mar     
                                     N

       
          

  Narcissus Minnow

MINNOW. 
Div. 8. An exquisite little tazetta hybrid with several creamy flowers on each stem with contrasting yellow cups. Does very well and increases rapidly. A good garden plant. 

Height: 6"          
Flowers: Mar-Apr         N AGM

 

 

VAN SION
Div 4
The original double daffodil dating from pre 1620. Iron constitution. 
N

Height: 15"
Flowers: March

       
          

 

MITE. 
Div. 6. A perfect tiny golden cyclamineus hybrid with long straight trumpet and ‘fly-away’ perianth. The nearest hybrid to the species. 

Height: 9"      
Flowers: Mar                  AGM

 

  Narcissus Xit

XIT. 
Div. 3. A beautiful little watieri seedling of pure white throughout. Needs well drained soil.

Height: 6"      
Flowers: Apr   

       
          
Narcissus Paperwhite NARCISSUS PAPERWHITE
Masses of pure white, heavily scented flowers. Plant bulbs on surface of soil and keep pot on a cool windowsill/conservatory. Flowering date depends upon planting time. Plant in early November for Xmas. S
Height: 12" 
Flowers: Usually Nov-Jan
     
     
         
Narcissus Minnow Collection 8
ENTHUSIASTS HYBRID NARCISSUS

Some of the most reliable from our list. 8 - 14" tall. A good introduction.

 - 8 varieties     

 

Narcissus Jumblie Collection 9
NARCISSUS FOR POTS, WINDOW BOXES AND ROCK GARDENS

Dainty varieties, ideal for all types of containers.

- 6 varieties     

       
 

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