Narcissus obvallaris

species daffodil - The Tenby daffodil bulbs

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Buy Narcissus obvallaris species daffodil - The Tenby daffodil bulbs: Short, golden-yellow daffodil

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: March and April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 12+

    This is the variety that grows wild in South Wales, and is described as having perfect proportions. It has an all yellow flower and is extremely hardy. It is ideal for planting into rough grass or meadows where it will spread when left undisturbed. The tidy appearance makes it equally good for beds and borders throughout the garden and could even be used in pots and windowboxes.

  • Garden care: Wearing gloves plant bulbs 10cm deep and 10cm apart in autumn. After flowering feed with a balanced fertiliser, dead-head the flowers, but do not be tempted to cut back or tidy the foliage after flowering as this will interfere with the bulbs ability to store energy for the following year's flowers.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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Notes on Narcissus obvallaris

"Short, golden-yellow daffodil found growing wild on the western side of Britain - the one Wordsworth describes as dancing - creates its own shaft of spring sunshine."

Efficient and good quality

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In memory of my Dad who loved these flowers.

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