Grow For Cut
22 Cultivars Listed
The Slow Flower movement is a ground swell of localized horticulture across the US. Daffodils tend to bloom before the farmer's markets and roadside stands have opened for the season, but growers can easily have wonderful daffs to put on market for Easter, Mother's day, and May weddings. Here are some selected cultivars that we think your Florists will love. Quantity pricing in 25's.
A recently introduced double that is most like a lotus blossom when it opens a mild- yellow with an alluring symmetry. As Ambon matures into clear white and yellow it gets wide and wild. You will easily be able to select a very stunning bloom. Best as a stem, in the landscape Ambon blooms a bit in the leaves. This Daffodil is named for a city in the Moluccas in Indonesia, once a Dutch colony.
Androcles pulled a thorn from the paw of a pursuing lion thus befriending him. Androcles the daffodil has calmed and tamed us also, we depend on it in large numbers for the vase and the border. Its broad, softly cream colored , and long lasting blooms project a quiet roar . Bred by the American Bill Pannill who created many perfect blooms, one at at time.
Just when I swore off of yellow orange cups along comes a colorful and deep cupped modern Jonquilla. Anfield is such a happy fellow I am committed to finding him good homes, perhaps adjacent to yours. Scented, two blooms to a scape, bulbs tend to make a plethora of scapes. From the likewise prolific Walter Blom. Ample stocks.
This long celebrated double is new to our list. She is a magnificent creature and as old as the hills, as fresh as the dawn. Good for all uses and certainly as a conversation piece. I seldom see Butter and Eggs on the bench, but in a historical group certainly one to have. Fabulous and luxurious North, South, East, and West.
Here's looking at you, Kid. Small Cupped daffodils add a stately and calm presence to the bed and the arrangement. Capisco is punctuated by a spicy and colorful eye. Good for cut flowers. We love the small cups so much and while florists may not know them, they are first rate in architecture and mixability. Buds up tall, long lasting. ADS Classic
A slim and colorful jonquil, you can never be too slender or too pink. Fragrant, floriferous and vigorous.
Perfectly hexagonal white and peach broad split cup will put a hex on your garden bed. Recent van der Veek introduction.
Doesn't cry, doesn't shout, Easter Born stands upright and quiet in the border and vase. The softest of all yellow corona color and six sided perianth makes it a singular double. Excellent for cut, bolsters an arrangement and plays well with others.
Our flower growers collective tallied up the sales figures and white flowers were number one, followed closely by anything green. Emerald Green is a large cup, but just, with very broad white petals and a spot of deep emerald green in the eye. A vigorous grower for cut, bench or border. An extra plus ? It’s a Grant Mitsch variety, known for perfection and health. Volume discounts.
Twenty years ago Fragrant Rose was planted in great numbers in the States. Today she hangs on in the landscape trade, just. Because of her clean and upright form, along with a unique perfume, she is a pink cup with a difference. First rate cut flower.
Fragrant Spring is a luxurious double Dutch Double - She gets her powerful perfume from her mother and her double form from her father, Acropolis. We are listing it because we think it so belongs in the vase.
A tall sophisticated drink of cool water. With a green eye and pink rim on the cup, High Society is one of the very best in the best in the border and in the vase. Perfectly named: tall in the landscape and puts off a lot of blooming offsets . High Society stocks are limited but it is easy to propagate and is desired by florists.
All white La Delicatesse is a well-named large cup. Refined and elegant the frilled trumpet makes you look twice, and then again. A nice balance of detail and form, linen-white color. Four inch flowers bloom out of the leaves. A recent van der Veek i
We planted Littlefield up the street in the neighbor’s vineyard, next to the parking lot, where he competes with mugwort, compacted soil and road salt in an open northern exposure. A large, tall and late jonquil that returns robustly year over year. When the sun hits that green eye , combined with the ever -changing orange on orange color, and the scent : oh Baby ! Signed, sealed and delivered. A truly great Jonquil, I was surprised when it popped up on the list. Quantity pricing.
A colorful split cup , one that has performed well for us over the last decade. Can be quite variable in color, perhaps the rich, contrasty color is influenced by cool spring temperatures. The form of the cup also can be variable, well split or nearly round. Quantity discount.
Mazzard has the truest pink color of any double narcissus we can think of, a full sized bloom on a plant that has a tidy form, every flower is perfect. I think the florists will like it. Please do not buy this daffodil for in my greed I am trying to corner the market. Perfection from Ron Scamp.
Viridiflora daffodils come from species that bloom in the fall. On the march to year round daffodils Polar Hunter is on the vanguard; an April / October romance. We are unsure of the actual provenance of this bulb, but it is reputed to be very hardy and will start blooming early and finish in its own sweet time. Floriferous. Remarkably green and long lasting in the vase, we are hoping the florists take notice.
If there were ever a narcissus trying to emulate a ranunculus, then Serena Beach is it. A serene beauty, a love child of Dallas and the no longer existent Gay Song, Serena Beach will elevate a May wedding. In the vase or border a wonderful bloom. Quantity Pricing.
Yes, Sissy is one sassy narcissus. Daddy of Sissy is a species cyclamineus and the spirit shows. It is hard to believe that anything so simple could be so stunningly beautiful. Quantity Pricing.
Snipe is early and photogenic. Extremely perennial and cyclamineus proud. A truly great cultivar that is at home in the rockery and in the pot. We are offering it in the cut flower category, its blooms are too small to cut, but forced in a pot it is long lasting and adorable : we think the florists will know how to use it.
A softly colored and softly ruffled, feminine, white & pink double daffodil . Upright habit, plays well with others, lovely in the vase. Special pricing.
Daffodils are cold loving flowers; we shiver a bit when the Dutch give a daffodil tropical name. But this is an American bred beefy double pink that can take on a lovely golden pink color. Strong stem and long lasting, you want that. Fertile. Best for cuts. Quantity Pricing.