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How to Grow Daffodils

Daffodils are one of those quintessential spring flowers that ring in the spring. Once you learn how to grow daffodils, you’re almost guaranteed a beautiful burst of colour every spring because they reproduce so rapidly.  This cheery plant that hails from southern Europe, Northern Africa, and western Asia is available in multiple colours combinations and forms. Let’s talk about Daffodils. This blog will cover interesting facts about Daffodils, when and how to plant Daffodils, and how to keep them coming back year after year.  Interesting Facts About Daffodils Daffodils are easy to grow and are affected by few pests and diseases.  They are non-invasive, meaning they are easy to pull out if they get too rambunctious, and they work well for naturalizing large areas because the bulbs multiply easily. Daffodils vary in height from 20-60 cm (8-24″), and their flowers bloom on stalks above their lance-like foliage. They work well in perennial borders, in rock gardens, and, surprisingly, under trees.   Some Daffodils are perfumed, making them a good addition to a fragrant garden. Related:   The Best Smelling Flowers to Grow in Your Garden  Daffodils are members of the Amaryllis family, their botanical genus name is Narcissus, and their species name is Daffodil.  There are thousands of daffodil varieties. All Daffodils have the same basic flower form: three outer petals called sepals, and three true petals called tepals.  These six petals all together are called the perianth. The corona, or inner fused petals that form a cup, is the hallmark

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How to Grow Daffodils

Daffodils are one of those quintessential spring flowers that ring in the spring. Once you learn how to grow daffodils, you’re almost guaranteed a beautiful burst of colour every spring because they reproduce so rapidly.  This cheery plant that hails from southern Europe, Northern Africa, and western Asia is available in multiple colours combinations and forms. Let’s talk about Daffodils. This blog will cover interesting facts about Daffodils, when and how to plant Daffodils, and how to keep them coming back year after year.  Interesting Facts About Daffodils Daffodils are easy to grow and are affected by few pests and diseases.  They are non-invasive, meaning they are easy to pull out if they get too rambunctious, and they work well for naturalizing large areas because the bulbs multiply easily. Daffodils vary in height from 20-60 cm (8-24″), and their flowers bloom on stalks above their lance-like foliage. They work well in perennial borders, in rock gardens, and, surprisingly, under trees.   Some Daffodils are perfumed, making them a good addition to a fragrant garden. Related:   The Best Smelling Flowers to Grow in Your Garden  Daffodils are members of the Amaryllis family, their botanical genus name is Narcissus, and their species name is Daffodil.  There are thousands of daffodil varieties. All Daffodils have the same basic flower form: three outer petals called sepals, and three true petals called tepals.  These six petals all together are called the perianth. The corona, or inner fused petals that form a cup, is the hallmark

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How to Grow Daffodils

Daffodils are one of those quintessential spring flowers that ring in the spring. Once you learn how to grow daffodils, you’re almost guaranteed a beautiful

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Meet Sharon

Sharon Wallish Murphy grew up in her family’s greenhouse at the heels of her father, Charlie, who mentored and helped her develop her passion – to share the love of growing.  After 20 years of having her own greenhouse, her desire is to empower others to find joy in their gardening journey and together we can make a more beautiful and life giving world.

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