A bright and balanced broad large cup from Brian Duncan. Very limited. Named for the fantastical early 20th century hotel in Yosemite where room rates average $890 a night. You can enjoy a visit with our Ahwahnee for $3 a year.
Reverse Bi-Colors were once the unicorns of daffodils . But over the late 20th century more and more were introduced, from the fabulous jonquil Pipit to Lemon Silk. Since its introduction, Altun Ha has maintained a mythical reputation, it makes a uniquely colored perfectly rounded bloom. A consistent performer that makes blooms of great quality.
A robust and dependable reverse bi-color with a well rounded perianth. A daughter of Camelot, Avalon continues the search for the grail. Well suited to competition but a very attractive in the cottage garden. Appears to be exiting the commercial trade. Tall and bright large cup.
Belisana flies an intense orange frilly-crenulated cup over detailed petals maturing creamy white. Large, tall and proud she performs well in the landscape, mixed border and show bench. Mid 20th Century Modern.
Bernardino is a white and orange-apricot large cup dating to the beginning of the 20th century. Pollen and seed fertile, Bernardino served widely as a seed parent a hundred years ago. Bernie is a good grower, joyous in the mixed border and quite visible in the landscape as a point of attention.
Binkie is an antique reverse bicolor with an alluring green glow all around. Cup matures to white. She blooms elegantly above the leaves and is an eye catcher in the landscape. Makes a real nice clump. With a well structured and remarkably hued flower, she is a show bench contender. Binkie gets around. Pollen and seed fertile, she is a parent of some notably good looking offspring: Pipit, Pueblo and Saint Patrick's Day. ADS Historic.
Bionic is an intensely colored yellow orange large cup bred in Tasmania. Full of modern contrast, Bionic has a well-rounded, perfectly layered perianth and a distinct deep cylindrical cup. A six million dollar bloom on the bench. A champion.
Bodilly is pollen and seed fertile and has been around so long that he has great-grandchildren. A distinct and deep yellow cup, set on a white rounded star. Cornish Roots. A sterling daffodil for mixed border or mixed in the landscape. We are growing it in a large cup landscape mix and as a cut flower. Strong grower, makes a large bulb.
Broomhill is a tall, all white, mid-century large cup. Broad, overlapping petals, strong structure and flanged cup makes her a solid shower. Broomhill is a member of a rich bloodline - Beersheba, King Alfred and China White are ancestors. Very slightly misty green at the base of the cup. Seed fertile, Broomhill has been a seed parent for many all white, show worthy cultivars.
Cherrygardens is pale pink cup that excels on the show bench with broad rounded white petals. Touch of green at the base of the cup ending in a deeper pink rim. Very tall with four inch flowers. Pollen and seed fertile. Very limited.
There are so many large and bright large cups from the early 20th century (pre-quarantine days) that shine in the border and the landscape : Bernardino, Bodilly, Carbineer, Croesus, Dunkeld, Frank Miles,Red Devon, Sempre-Avanti. They all bring a full-sized simply joy to the garden. Daffodil Damson is maybe more colorful than most and hard to overlook. A tall and handsome marathoner. Historic. Pollen and seed fertile. Love Damson.