Travel Notes

Here  you will find narratives from people who have searched for Narcissus species in their native habitats.  From Peter Barr in the late 1800s to modern-day travelers like John Blanchard, you can read their stories here.

Flowers in Greece, the Amaryllis Family,” A.J. Huxley, RHS

“Notes on the Narcissi of Portugal,” A.W. Tait, 1886

Peter Barr Travel Notes, 1887

“Following Peter Barr in his Hunt for Daffodils,” Tom D. Throckmorton; Daffodil Journal, March 1967

“Dwarf Narcissi in North Portugal,” A.Q. Wells; Alpine Garden Society, Dec 1956

“N. hedraeanthus,” C.C. Mountfort, AGS Bulletin, March 1957

“Exploring for Wild Narcissus,” F. Meyer, American Hort Magazine, April 1961

“Portuguese Diary,” John Blanchard, RHS Daffodils 1990-91

  Glénan Islands Narcissus

“Narcissus triandrus in the Wild,” John W. Blanchard, ADS Daffodil Journal, March 2006

2008 World Daffodil Tour Participants, Holland, photo

“The Daffodil in Spain,” Carlos van der Veek,  7 June 2020