40 Cultivars Listed
Jonquil, Jonquils or Jonquilla.
Section Jonquilla. Smaller, floriferous daffodils , 1-5 blooms per stem, always good smelling, always charming with chive-like round foliage. The source of great perfumes. Great in the rock garden, the bed, the bench and into the house vase-bound. We list several fertile species. All Jonquils are Daffodils but not all Daffodils are Jonquils.
Amore Mio. Lovely and lush pink cupped Jonquilla. Floriferous. Recent van der Veek Introduction.
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.
A singular jonquil that is perhaps the most beautiful of the division. Showy and colorful with great fragrance. Three flowers per scape if you are lucky, usually one or two. One to treasure.
Bebob is an Alec Gray miniature Jonquil with rich two-toned yellow color. Ma and Pa Bebop were both species, Daddy appears to be a poeticus. Confident like Mary Lou Williams and punchy like Dizzy Gillespie. Scented and petite.
Bobbysoxer -- such a funny orange face on this Alec Gray jonquilla. Floriferous, friendly, fun. Diminutive but stands tall in the close-up garden bed and rockery. Old, but not a miniature nor a historic — ADS Classic.
Anyone referring to a flower named 'Buttercup' elicits all kinds of confusion. Are they referencing a Ranunculus, using a generic term for jonquils that bloom freely in the South, increasingly as an alias for Tête-à-Tête? One of the several daffodils registered under that name? We offer the historic Rev. Engleheart jonquilla 'Buttercup', a strong grower with large flowers more reminiscent of a historic small cup. Rare. Brings intense happiness to the gardener. Smells good.
A bright, contrasty and colorful jonquil, Chappie is a miniature a that is welcome in most any rock and closeup garden bed. The rounded light yellow perianth matures to near white, making her even more alluring. Late 20th century. Can work the bench.
Chiquitita was formerly listed as selection Fernandesii Fluwel Golden of N. fernandesii var. fernandesii. ADS Miniature.
Clare is just the cutest little miniature jonquilla with a flat colorful cup. Perianth is a lighter yellow. An Alex Gray daffodil from mid century. Comparable to but distinct from Sun Disc and Bebop. Usually one flower per scape. ADS Classic.
A slim and colorful jonquil, you can never be too slender or too pink. Fragrant, floriferous and vigorous.
A miniature, rich yellow jonquil, Curlylocks is bright and ruffly. One to three one inch pugnacious blooms on a scape. US bred. Rare. ADS Classic.
Dainty Miss is a siren's song in the garden. An all-white jonquil she goes it alone, only one two-inch perfectly appointed, dainty-cupped flower per stem please. Wanting a chorus of Dainty Miss for your garden is only natural. Compelling. Benchable. Miss Dainty is an ADS Classic, Wister Award winner, a mid century spell of Grant Mitsch witchcraft.
The jonquilla Desert Bells makes two or four tidy and flattened white flowers per scape. Cup mellows to a light lemon. A late blooming dwarf that is at ease in the rock garden, in the pot or on the bench. Show winner. By Grant Mitsch.
A work of sorcery that everyone wants when they see it. Edged in Gold is a very late, miniature jonquilla that brushes its golden color outside of the lines. Magic on the bench. Edged in Gold deserves to be in every rock garden. Fragrant. Up to six tiny flowers per scape. Bred by Steve Vinsky in Oregon.
Section Jonquilla, N. fernandesii var. Cordubensis
Did you ever sit up at night wondering where all the split, the wavy, and the frilly cupped daffodils came from? Not from the stork but from cordubiensis – now you can rest easy and descend into deep daffodil reverie. A species and a feral thing.
Why does Flowmay drive us to such devotion? She is a tiny, miniature jonquilla, all white with an impossibly delicate pink rim on the cup. So improbable a heroine, so hopeful in a world of naysaying giants. Alec Gray named this for the missus. Tiny and rare. ADS Classic.
A not so recent Blom jonquil, yellow striped with white. Small and late, from Baby Moon.
A large flowered and deep cylindrical cupped jonquil that has been going strong for a century. Fragrant and lanky, well-loved in the South. Long lived and long lasting. ADS Historic.
A highly unusual jonquil from Bill Welch. Really emulates all that is tazetta. Thought to have fertility both ways. Just a handful available.
A remarkable, floriferous, and joyous jonquil that has all but disappeared from the commercial trade. Strength in numbers. Named for the Anasazi god of fertility by breeder Bob Spotts.
Limequilla is a superstar jonquil hybrid: floriferous; beautifully formed; fertile ? which is notable for a jonquilla cross. Up to five blooms on a stem, ever-changing in color from yellow to greenish ivory, every day's march to maturity is enthralling. C
Little Rusky is a really, really little Jonquil. Like the other bigger Ruskies we know, he is intense and rewards with painstaking attention to detail. When you catch a flash of the green eye, you too will understand. Handsome as the Tsar in form and
A diminutive and spirited fellow, Medway Gold punches well above his weight. A modern cultivar, a cross of species assoanus and Gipsy Queen Medway is a jonquil that sports a starry perianth and a deep cup. Smells good. Way cute. We find it to be a nearly perfect cultivar; it is also a trumpet. ADS miniature.
A feisty little filly, Miss Klein is a jonquil hybrid, likely from Rupicola. Impossibly small bulbs make a vigorous plant, with often three ( four ?) blooms per stem. On the mini end of miniature she is a good one to have for the rock garden or cutting.
From an anonymous breeder, Orange Queen is a wavy cupped old jonquil that really is more orange than she looks. Classified as a dwarf, she is more imposing than she seems, floriferous to three blooms on a stem. Good North and South. ADS Historic.
A little late 20th century Apodanthi x Apodanthi cross, Pequenita is a miniature, well-formed jonquil that grows well and is notably tidy and consistent ? a natural show flower. Early. ADS Miniature.
A species on species jonquil cross by Grant Mitsch that is upright and fabulous in the garden. Pixie's Sis has been around for a long while, but has suffered some major career setbacks through no fault of her own. We are lucky to have a few to offer as she makes her way back to a full recovery. A truly great jonquil for the bench and garden, North and South1. ADS Miniature.
- p. 70, Daffodils in Florida, L. van Beck