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Daffodil Flower Care Tips

   
     
Daffodil Flower Care Tips .

Names:

Daffodil Flower,

Narcissus (the formal name is narcissus).
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Varieties:

There are thousands of varieties of daffodils, separated into 11 different divisions depending on blossom type
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Colors:

The large yellow daffodil is the most common and popular. Varieties come in all shades of yellow and white, but some have green, orange, apricot, pink, or crimson coloring.
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Scent:

Most varieties have a clean, sweet scent, but some, such as the paper-white narcissus Ziva, can be almost overpowering.
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Freshness:

All varieties should be cut or purchased in bud stage.The spray varieties may have one or two blossoms opening.
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Vase Life:

3 to 5 days, sometimes less.
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Availability:

Daffodil flowers and narcissus flower are available from winter through spring. Paper-whites are available at Christmas time, usually as potted plants. Bulbs are available in the fall for planting outdoors and forcing indoors.
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Cost:

Winter — moderately priced.
Spring — inexpensive.
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Meaning:

The flower of graciousness. The red camellia is for loveliness.
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Arranging Tip:

Daffodils are best used alone unless properly conditioned.
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Growing Tip:

Plant daffodil flowers among other plants and bulbs in the garden.The bulbs and flowers are poisonous, and will help keep ani­mals and pests from feasting on the garden. When picking daffodils, do not cut the foliage, but allow it to die back completely in order to nourish the bulbs for the next year's flowers.
 
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