Category: Daffodil

Daffodil cut flowers

Ever wondered why cut daffodils are always massed on their own, rather than mixed with other spring flowers? It is because when daffodils are cut, their stems give off a slime which dissolves in water and is poisonous to other…

Difference between a daffodil and a narcissus

There is no difference between daffodil and narcissus. The botanical name narcissus is used for both plants. The separation into narcissus and daffodil is an entirely artificial one that has been created by gardeners. Gardeners tend to use the name…

Daffodils not flowering

If the clumps of daffodils scattered in your established borders have healthy leaves but give very few flowers then most like cause is that they have become overcrowded. You just need to lift them, separate them gently – and replant…

Daffodil Rot – Basal Rot

If you dug up the daffodils to divide or replant and find¬†that the¬†daffodils have rotten at the bottom even though it was not a particularly wet season, then probably they are suffering from basal rot, a fungus disease so called…