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Wilton, CT, Garden Club Festival, April 17, 2021, Press Release

Wilton’a Golden Miles Self-Guided Driving Tour

“Daffodil Display Garden in Arrowcreek,” by Susan Duncan, ArrowCreek View, Reno, Nevada, March, 2021

“Newport’s Daffodil Days change festival plans, expands to a month-long celebration,” by Ryan Belmore, What’s Up Newp, March, 2021

Wilton [CT] Garden Club Celebrates 100 Years; Launches “Wilton’s Golden Miles” with Help from Local Kiwanis, March 3, 2021

“Daffodils — The Glory of Spring,” by Candace Brown, Plain Communities Business Exchange, March, 2021

“A guide to the Daffodils of Thriplow,” by Paul Earnshaw, November 2020

“Camden Youth Garden Club recognized for work on The Trace,” by Patric Flanagan, November 9, 2020

“Paperwhites can enhance decor for the holidays and are easy to grow,” by Diana Lockwood, The Columbus Dispatch, November 1, 2020

“Monty Don shows us how to grow paperwhite daffodils for Christmas,” by Sarah Warwick,, November 1, 2020

“Will Daffodil Shows Welcome Nameless Historics?” by Scott Kunst, Old Bulbs Gazette, October 7, 2020 

“Trend-setting daffodils for gardens and bouquets,” by Melinda Myers,, September 27, 2020

“Tazetta daffodils are good naturalizers, and will happily increase and form clumps of flowers over the years,” by Paul Barbano, Cape Gazette, September 2, 2020

DaffLibrary 400 Years of Daffodil Reading. Article, Friends of Old Bulb Gazette, 2020

“Flower bulbs to treat Alzheimer’s,” Mirage News, June 23, 2020

“Growing Daffodils:  How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Daffodil Flowers.”  by Catherine Boeckmann, The Old Farmer’s Almanac

“When it comes to common plants, names don’t mean squat,” by Kathy Conner Cornell, The Gazette,, May 25, 2020

“My daffodils are finished blooming. What now?” by Alma Gaul,, May 17, 2020

  New York Botanical Garden’ Daffodil Walk Video

New York Botanical Garden Botany Walk

“Fragments of May 4:  The Power of So Many Flowers,” by Joan Steidl and Lydsey Brennen,

“A daffodil by any other name,” by Kylee Baumle, columnist “In the Garden,”, May 1, 2020

“Before planting, learn the difference between your bulbs and tubers,” by Karen Weiland,, May 1, 2020

“Garden Club’s Daffodils Brighten Oneonta,” by Libby Cudsmore,, April 30, 2020

     Aerial view of Minnesota Arboretum  April 2020

 “Birds Eye View of Field of Golden Daffodils“, Tower Hill Botanic Garden

“Gardening: Did you know there are 13,000 types of daffodils?” by Olive Ryan, April 6, 2020, Cork Lives,

“Across the Fence: Daffodils,” by Susanne Bacon, April 3, 2020, The Suburban Times

“Yellow Fever,” by Valerie Hubbard , March 26, 2020,

“High Desert Daffodil Society Holds First Meeting,” by Susan Duncan, ArrowCreek View, Reno, NV, March 2020

“Garden of the Week:  Brodie Castle and Estate,”, March 21, 2020

2020, March 17, Notice to Board of Directors, all shows in the Mid-Atlantic Region Canceled

“Spring blooms such as daffodils bring joy to a garden,” by Elizabeth Farrell,  March 16, 2020,

“Daffodil festival: How a green-fingered Scots soldier left a blooming marvellous global legacy,” by Rohese Devereux Taylor, March 15, 2020,

“Washington [Arkansas] Jonquil Festival welcomes spring,” by Aaron Brand, March 11, 2020,

2020, MTDS Southeast Regional Show Canceled

“Northern California Daffodil Society’s Spring Daffodil Show March 7th-8th at Ironstone,” March 6, 2020, The Pine Tree

ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING, Daffodil festival brings big crowds to small church, by Jack Shedler, March 3, 2020

Northern California Show to be held at Alden Lane Nursery, February 29 – March 1, 2020

“Rideout:  Coming soon to a landscape near you,” by Andy Rideout, The Gleaner, part of the USA Today Network, Feb. 14, 2020

“How to make Paperwhite Daffodil bulbs bloom indoors,” by Sara Welch, Farm and Dairy, Feb. 11, 2020

“The Best Place to See Daffodils Is in This Small Town in New York,” by Isabel Garcia, Daffodil Destinations, Feb. 10, 2020

“How to Plant Daffodils – Daffodil Bulb Care, 2/10/20” by Arricca Elin Sansome, House Beautiful, June 28, 2019

“Small New York Community Is a Gorgeous Daffodil Destination,” by Andrea Beck, Better Homes and Gardens, Feb. 7, 2020

“Event In Atlanta This Month Includes Hundreds Of Colorful Flowers,” by Megan Manning, Narcity, Feb. 4, 2020

“Delightful Daffodils Are Super Easy to Grow. Here’s How,” by Wendy Bowman,  HowStuffWorks, Feb. 4, 2020

“Daffodils in the Desert,” Financial Tribune, Jan. 25, 2020

“Khusf Daffodils Need Attention,” Financial Tribune, Jan. 25, 2020

“S. Khorasan’s Narges Zaar Nationally Registered,” Financial Tribune, Jan. 25, 2020

“Don’t have a green thumb?  Try bulbs!”  by Alma Gaul,  Home & Garden,, Jan 18, 2020

“Fenología antesis, corología y nomenclatura (31-XII-2019), con FPAs”, from the Narcissus Facebook page, Dec. 31, 2019

2010 – 2019

“Daffodils planted for Gainsborough’s Mayflower 400 celebrations next year,” by Richard Silverwood, Gainsborough Standard (UK), Decembr 5, 2019

Association for the safeguarding and promotion of daffodils of the Riviera. 2019

“Participate in the Daffodil Tribute — Maine Suffrage Centennial,” October 23, 2019

“Girl scouts plant flowers to honor 100th anniversary of women getting right to vote,” WGME, Portland, ME, October 22, 2019

“Thousands of new daffodils ready to bloom in spring,”, Jackson, MI, October 5, 2019

Fall is time to get flowering bulbs planted,” by Sarah Browning, Home and Garden,, October. 6, 2019

“Making daffodils happen,”  by Fran Gonzalez,  Belfast – Waldo – Republican Journal, Maine, October 6, 2019

“Biodiversity of bulbous and tuberous geophytes from the El Kala National Park (North-Eastern Algeria), checklist, vulnerability and conservation,” Anales de Biologia 41: 25-38, 2019;  [See which Narcissus species grow there.]

“These bulbs thrive in Southern gardens,” by Andie Rathbone, Tyler Morning Telegraph,, September 26, 2019

“Hovering harmfully,” by Gillian Vine, Otago Daily Times Online News, August 30, 2919

“Interview with a Daffodil Grower,” [Frank Nyikos], by Chris Eirschele,, August 20, 2019

“The Daffodil King, Plaque Unveiling” to be held September 21, 2019

“Daffodil Hill announces it’s closing ‘the Hill indefinitely’,”, July 15, 2019

“Growing a love of daffodils: Becky Payne meets ‘Godfather of Daffodils’, Ron Scamp; by Becky Payne, Smallholder, June 16, 2019

Every year the Aussee region in Austria puts on a daffodil festival with large flower sculptures. Clubs, companies and families take part by creating figures covered in handpicked daffodils from the region. Watch this beautiful daffodil festival video.

“Gibbs Gardens creator honored by National Garden Clubs,” Region,, May 7, 2019

“Fenología antesis, corología y nomenclatura,” from the Facebook Group Narcissus, (30-IV-2019)

“Indiana Daffodil Society honors beautiful harbinger of spring at annual show,” by Jackie Sheckler Finch, The Herald-Times, April 27, 2019

“In this Lynchburg garden, a love of daffodils blooms,” by Carrie Dungan,, April 8, 2019

“Stop And Smell The Daffodils,” by Darryl Flowers;, April 5, 2019

“Raynham on path of the daffodils brightening the Boston Marathon,” by Wayne Braverman, The Taunton [MA] Daily Gazette, April 4, 2019

“New organization plans to paint the county yellow,” The Carroll County Messenger, April 3, 2019

DAFFODIL PROCLAMATION, Carroll County Board of Commissioners, March 25, 2019

“Desert Daffodils Hidden ArrowCreek Treasures.” by Susan Duncan, ArrowCreek View, Reno, NV, March 2019

Master Gardener:  “Unusual Daffodils to Try,” by Lydia Holley, Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman, March 27, 2019

“14 RHS golds and still going strong: the father-and-son doyens of daffodils on how they became ‘Master Growers’,” by Naomi Slade, The Telegraph March 24, 2019

“Historic daffodils survive record rain on Old Natchez Trace,” by Alexandra Koehn, NewsChannel5, March 24, 2019

“In the Garden: Early risers,” by Ryan Pankau, The News-Gazette, March 23, 2019

“Newport Daffodil Days Festival Set to Return in April,” by GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team,, March 20, 2019

“Daffodil modern art garden in Seaport will honor Boston Marathon tradition,” by Kristin LaFratta,, March 18, 2019

“The Way We Were: ‘Flower Lady’ let Augusta know spring was here,” by Bill Kirby, The Augusta Chronicle, March 17, 2019

“Great Plant Pick: Narcissus ‘Tete-a-tete,’ miniature daffodil,” by Richie Steffen,, March 16, 2019

“The rich history of the Daffodil,” by Peter Shirley, Birmingham Post, March 14, 2019

“The best daffodils and narcissi to grow your garden, whether in pots, grass, or borders” by Charles Quest-Ritson, an interview with Christine Skelmersdale, Country Life, March 10, 2019

“Daffodil Festival Set for March 12-13 at Newton Campus,” Media Contact, John Millsaps, Georgia State News Hub, March 6, 2019

“GO & DO, Mrs. Lee’s Garden near Gladewater has millions of blooming daffodils ,” by Denny Nagle, Tyler Morning Telegraph, March 6, 2019

“Local News_ A world of daffodils, [in Bell Buckle, TN]” by John L.Carney, Shelbyville Times-Gazette, March 6, 2019

“Daffodil Society President addresses Kiwanis Club,” by John Stevens, Martinez News Gazette, March 6, 2019

“The daffodil, ‘Birth Flower’ of March,” by Reginald Frontispiece, Ltd.,, March 6, 2019

“Sow There! Kid kindness brings daffodil days to gray days,” by Heather Hacking, Chico Enterprise Record, March 1, 2019

“Daffodil blossoms signal spring is around the corner,” by Carol Link, The Northwest Florida Daily News, March 1, 2019

“A Look Inside The 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show” – CBS Philly, March 1, 2019

“Daffodils herald spring — and history — in Gloucester and Matthews,” by Wilford Kale, Williamsburg Magazine, Feb 27, 2019

“Daffodil Days,” by Grace Brown, The Sentinel-Record, Arkansas, Feb. 21, 2019

“Daffodils Are on the Horizon,” by Charlene Pulsonetti, Julian Journal, Feb. 21, 2019

“‘Daffodils by the Bunch’ sale begins in support of Southern Utahns with dementia,” St. George News, January 29, 2019

“Photo Journal:  Dazzling daffodils,” photo by Maiko Umeda, The Mainichi, January 29, 2019

“Daffodils bring early spring color into homes, landscapes,” by Gary R. Bachman, Mississippi State University Extension Service, January 28, 2019

“Daffodil Hill’s Happy 2019 Hello,” by Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Southern California, Jan 24, 2019

“Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta March 2, 2019,” from the Historic Oakland Foundation Newsletter 

“Iran’s Daffodil Festival in Behbahan,” by IFP Editorial Staff, IFP News, January 14, 2019

“Ohio Hybridizers and Cultivars Represented in the Heritage Garden,” Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden

“One Million (and One) Daffodils and Counting! City to mark planting of 1,000,000 daffodils on Nov. 19th” – Newport [RI] Buzz,, 2018

“Daffodil bulb identification research published,” Horticulture Week, Nov. 8, 2018

“End to the daffodil colour lottery in sight as scientists map the plant’s genetic code,” by Henry Bodkin, The Telegraph, Nov. 5, 2018

“Plant a little sunshine,” by Erica Glasener, Georgia Magazine, October 2018

“Faith in a Flower,” by Tovah Martin, the cottage journal

“Bulb shortages hit home,” by Matthew Appleby, Horticulture Week, Oct. 29, 2018

“On Gardening: Glorious geophytes daffodils deserve to be in your garden,” by Tom Karwin, Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 4, 2018

“Get professional garden advice at the Bulbs to Blooms Conference and Sale,” by Katy Barone, The Tyler Morning Telegraph e-edition, October 4, 2018

“Progressi nel mondo dei narcisi,” by Di Jindrich Shejbal, Notiziario ADIPA, pp. 71-110 Lucca (Italy) 2018

“Fenología antesis y anexo nomenclatural” from the Facebook Group Narcissus (4 setiembre 2018)

“Nuevos apuntes sobre el género Narcissus en Jaén,” by Ines de Ballard Pecchio, Juan Luis Hervas Serrano, Antonio Lopez Morales, Javier Reyes Carrillo, and Maria Teresa Ruiz Cano, Micobotanica–Jaen, Year XIII, No. 2, April – June 2018

“Daffodil Hortus in Washington County is Joe Hamm’s paradise”, by Doug Oster, Everybody Gardens, April 24, 2018

“Lots of heart and beauty at Bradner’s 90th Flower Show,” by Brian Minter, Vancouver Sun, April 13, 2018

“In bloom: A look at  Joe Hamm’s daffodil gardens,” by Natalie Reid Miller, Observer-Reporter, April 12, 2018

“In the Garden, Daffodils have wide appeal in April,” by Richard Poffenbaugh, Mansfield News Journal, April 9, 2018

“Bradner [Canada] Flower Show a ‘blast from the past’,” by Kurt Langmann, Langley Times, April 6, 2018

“Atkinson Garden Club Garners Plant America Grant for Daffodil Project,” The National Gardener, Spring 2018

“Pick your new daffodil at show,” by Kevin Kirkland, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 30. 2018

“Daffodils’ DNA & broccoli soup,” by Antoinette Galbraith, The Scotsman, March 18, 2018.  (About Backhouse Rossie Estate in Fife, Scotland)

“Family History, Tracking Down the Backhouse daffodils;” Gardens Illustrated, Issue #258, March 2018

“Daffodil Breeding At Caerhays,” by Charles Williams; from the Newsletter of the Caerhays Estate, March 2018; first published in The Journal of the Cornwall Garden Society No. 58, February 2015

“Cornwall’s Daffodil King, P.D.Williams;” by Jean Carr, Cornwall Today, March 2018

“Best in Show,” by Jane Borden, Southern Living, February 2018

“Diagram of a Winner,”  page from Southern Living, February 2018 (formatted for PowerPoint)

“Diagram of a Winner,” page from Southern Living, February 2018

“La Familia Amaryllidaceae en Jaen,” Ines de Bellard Pecchio, Juan Luis Hervas Serrano, Javier Reyes Carillo, Micobotanica–Jaen Year 12, No. 4, 11/29/2017

“Daffodil Fanatic Jason Delaney,” by Marty Ross, The American Gardener, March/April 2017

Narcissus Bulb Carving, a Chinese art form

“2017: Year of the daffodil,” by David Graper,, February 3, 2017

“Novedades en Narcissus L. (Amaryllidaceae);” Alfredo Barra Lazaro, et al; Flora Montiberica 63, 103-111, 2016

“Sobre la Presencia de Narcissus scaberulus Henriq. (Amaryllidaceae) en Andalucia Occidental (Espana);” Javier Lopez Tirado et al; Flora Montiberica 63, 101-102, 2016

“Prevent flopping stems on paperwhite daffodils,”, Massachusetts  To see the complete article by Dr. Miller at Cornell University, search for “Pickling your Paperwhites.”

“Geraldine daffodil farm is on the market,” The Timaru Herald, New Zealand, Oct. 6, 2016

“A Dramatic Spring Show,” by Teresa Woodward, Home & Garden (Columbus, OH), Spring/Summer 2016

“Volunteers Plant Daffodils to Honor 9/11 Victims,” News12, Brooklyn, Sept. 10, 2016

“Bright Ideas for planting Bulbs,” Sara Thomas, Dayton Daily News, Sept. 9, 2016

“In the Garden: Kingwood fall bulb sale begins Friday,” Richard Poffenbaugh, Mansfield News Journal, Sept. 6, 2016

“‘Boston Blooms with Daffodils’ Program Returns in October,” City of Boston Parks and Recreation, Sept. 1, 2016

“Horticulture waits for glyphosate decision,” HorticultureWeek, 10 June 2016

extlinkicon  The ‘Colleen Bawn’ and the ‘Empress of Ireland’: a rich tradition of daffodil breeding, by Fionnuala Fallon, The Irish Times, March 28, 2016

“In Greg’s Garden,” Greg Grant, Texas Gardener, Jan-Feb, 2016

extlinkicon  Lost Daffodils return to National Trust from Down Under, about Brodie daffodils returning to Scotland, by Elizabeth Henry, Horticulture Week, July 28th 2015

The Chemistry of Daffodils, Created by Andy Brunning for Chemical & Engineering News, April 13 2015

“Daffodils — in your yard and at the flower show — are a sure sign of spring,” by Susan Smith-Durisek,, Lexington Herald-Leader website, March 27, 2015

  “Intermediate Daffodils are a Goal for Daffodil Hybridizers”, by Frank Nyikos, Hubpages website, February 2015

  “25 Years of Daffodil Dedication” by Annette Williams, Romona Home and Julian Journal website, February 26, 2015.

  “Daffodil Planting Guide 101”, by Frank Nyikos, Hubpages website, September 2014

  “Yes you can grow Daffodils (in Florida),” by Audrey Post, MS. Tallahassee Magazine, Sept-Oct 2013

“The Allure of Garden Daffodils,” Jason Delaney, ADS Daffodil Journal, Sept 2013

  “Daffodil Success at Filoli,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture, April 2013

  “Bulb sale approaches,”, January 2013

  “The Simple Pleasures of Daffodils,” by Richard G. Turner, Jr., Pacific Horticulture, January 2013

  Daffodils named after ‘Redhill’, planted in tribute to wartime pilots and air crews, Life, October 17, 2012

  Daffodil Dividends, by Teresa Woodard, Wisconsin Gardening, September/October 2012

  “Drought tolerant daffodils,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture, July 2012

  South Carolina and the History of American Daffodils, by Sara Van Beck,  Southern Edition March 2012

  Relict Gold: The Long Journey of the Chinese Narcissus, by Donn L. Todt, Pacific Horticulture, January 2012

  “Filoli’s Daffodils,” by Lucy Tolmach, Pacific Horticulture Society, January 2012

Omagh Gardening Society Annual Spring Show, 2011

“Non-Yellow Daffodils,” by Susan Mahr, Wisconsin Master Gardener Program, April 2011 

“Daffodils, regional proven performers,” Mary Lou Gripshover, American Gardener, March/April 2011

“Croft Originals” – by Jo Whittingham; photography ©AndreaJones/Garden Exposures Photo Library published in  The Garden, Royal Horticultural Society, March 2011

“10 Top Daffodils for the Midwest,” by Karen Weir-Jimmerson, photos by Mark Katzman/Ferguson Katzman, Midwest Living, March 2010

“Filoli’s Daffodil Collection” by Lucy Tolmach, Director of Horticulture, 2010

“The Lowdown on Daffodils,” by Juergen Steininger, Greenhouse Grower, March 2010

2001 – 2009

  “Daffodils for the Deep South by Sara Van Beck”Southern Edition, Retrieved July 17, 2009

  “Daffodils in Early Southern Gardens by Sara Van Beck”, Southern Edition, Retrieved July 17, 2009

  “The Daffodil Growers”, about Robert and Sarah Backhouse; Parks & Gardens, UK, 2008

“The King of Daffodils Is Dead: Long Live the Kings!”, July 7, 2007

“Quilled Daffodils,” by Mary Lane, Craft Creations Ltd. Magazine, 2007

  “A Notable Narcissus Nursery,” by Catherine Beale, Spring 2007

  “Daffodils are My Favorite Flower”, with David Burdick featured, by Kathy Purdy, Cold Climate Garden, March 29, 2007

“Heirloom bulbs vs. latest hybrids,” by Molly Day,, February 7, 2007

“Taxonomical and chorological contribution to the Sardinian flora [N. supramontanus],” by Pier Virgilio Arrigoni, Bocconea 19 — 2006

“The Image of Daffodil in Art and Botanical Illustration: Clues to the History of Domestication and Selection of Narcissus subgenus Ajax (Amaryllidaceae),” Diego Rivera et al; Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology, Volume IV, Global Science Books, UK, 2006

“The Bulb Hunter,” by Gina Bellafante, The New York Times Home & Garden, July 6, 2006

“Scientists hope daffodil crop will help tackle dementia,” by James Meikle, The Guardian, March 6, 2006

“As Good as Gold,” text and photos by Richard Perrignon, Your Garden, September 2004, about the garden at Ellerslie

“Bulbs for Central Florida Gardens,” by Sarah Kinbar, Orlando Sentinel, February 1, 2003

   Narcissus and Daffodil, The genus Narcissus, edited by Gordon R. Hanks, 2002

“Daffodil Growers, Start Your Engines,” by Bradford McKee, The New York Times, April 12, 2001

“Today’s Modern Daffodils,” by Mary Lou Gripshover, The National Gardener, March-April 2001–Daffodils, 1997 – 2005


 “The ‘King Alfred’ Story,” Rose Brady, The Daffodil Society (UK) Newsletter, 1999

“Peter Barr: Hardy pioneer who saved daffodils from extinction,” HeraldScotland, March 18, 1996

Division 5-9 Panel Discussion, South-Western Ohio Daffodil Society, July 1994

Wild Collected Bulbs, December 1993, draft from The World Wildlife Fund and Garden Club of America

Narcis, Bloem Bollen Cultuur, May 27, 1993

“Comments on Division 6 cultivars,” Dave Karnstedt Round Robin Letter, Jan. 15, 1992 (Referenced in the above article; he lived in Minnesota.)


“E tempo di narcisi, Un fiore 10,000 varieta,” Nadia Ceschin, Enrico Shejbal, Gardenia n.23, March 1986

“The Daffodil,” Peggy Macneale, GWAA, January-February 1983

“American Narcissism,” Allen Lacy, Horticulture, 1982

“Daffodils,” Mary Lou Gripshover, Handbook on Bulbs, Autumn 1981


“Narcissi of the Section Pseudonarcissus,” A.W. Taylor, Alpine Garden Society Bulletin, March 1970

Narcissus poeticus in its Natural Habitat,” Matthew Zandbergen, ADS Daffodil Journal March 1971


“Amaryllids in Central California Winter-Rainfall Garden,” by Leo Brewer, Plant Life, January 1961

“England’s Bourne Cup,” Frederick E. Board, ADS Daffodil Journal, Dec 1966

“The Modern Daffodil,” J.S.B. Lea, Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society, August 1962


Daffodils, Mrs. Donald Linton, Nashville, TN, 1957

“Gold Was Where He Found It,” Reader’s Digest, March 1956, about Charles Heath

“In praise of Narcissus ‘Stella Alba’,” Mabel Symmes, The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“The First National Daffodil Symposium,” ADS, The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“Narcissus Notes for Gulf Coast, B.Y. Morrison,” The National Horticultural Magazine, April 1956

“Narcissus in the Garden,” Henry M. Biekart, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, August, 1953

“Daffodils: The Pinks, Miniatures, Naturalizing, Decoratives, and a Comprehensive Beginners’ List,” Carey E. Quinn; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1953

“Daffodils in Piedmont Virginia,” Harry I. Tuggle; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No.1, 1953

“Daffodils in 1952,” Grant E. Mitsch; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No.1, 1953

“Daffodils in Northern California,” Harold I. Johnson; Herbertia, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1953

Narcissus Culture, Bulletin No. 44, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1950


Early, Midseason, and Late Varieties of Daffodils, J.Wister, C.Mueller, Plants and Gardens, Autumn 1948

“The Daffodil in Australia – Some Recent Developments,” Harold Alston; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Maintaining Soil Fertility for Narcissus,” J.S. Cooley; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Narcissus for the Subtropics,” Wyndham Hayward; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Narcissus Culture in Northwest Texas,” Willie May Kell, Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

“Garden Culture of Narcissus in Florida,” John V. Watkins; Herbertia, Vol. 13, 1946

Alexander Wilson, by John Hunter


“Pioneers of Daffodil Culture in Canterbury, NZ;” The City Beautiful, 1936

“The State of Health of Daffodils in the Netherlands,” Dr. van Slogteren, Laboratorium von Bloembollenonderzoek te Lisse, December 1936

“Narcissus Hispanicus Maximus,” A. F. Calvert, RHS Daffodil Yearbook 1935

“The Fairy Narcissi,” P.L. Giuseppi, Alpine Garden Society Bulletin, December 1935

“This Time of Daffodils,” Walter R. Courtenay, D.D.

1600 – 1929

“Children’s Garden in Dayton, Ohio,” from The Gardeners Chronicle, August 14, 192? (1920? or 1926?)

Florists exchange article on daffodil breeding, 1920

  History of daffodils on the Isles of Scilly, 1882

  Parkinson’s Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestris, or A Garden of Pleasant Flowers, from 1629.