56 Cultivars Listed
Sophistication and purity in a double daffodil with a distinct whorl of petals and a loose double cup. More cool charm from Grant Mitsch. Alabaster is pure white and an ADS intermediate. Late Bloomer.
Albatross (Pre-1891) - a vigorous and showy old small cup. Takes calm and patience to differentiate this bloom from White Lady, Seagull, Stella. Albatross has more orange in the cup that the others.
Amore Mio. Lovely and lush pink cupped Jonquilla. Floriferous. Recent van der Veek Introduction.
Beefy and Bright April Queen is an older variety that is enjoying a newly found cult of admirers. Blooms out of the leaves, blooms more into May for us in 6a.
An antique double. A truly joyous bloomer that deserves a place in any border or cottage garden. Daughter of Telamonious Plenus and Ornatus.
Rounded profile, the small cup is richly colored and broad. Towards maturity the segments of Arid Plains blanch from solid yellow to partially white. From Brian Duncan.
Sometimes you need to be brassy to stand out from the cacophonous crowd. Rounded, smooth, and substantial, Armidale can make a very large and flawless flower. A yellow / orange small cup with a punch from Brian Duncan. Limited.
We hesitate to deem Beautiful Dream as a good “filler” flower for the bouquet, although it succeeds any way you see fit to use it. Because of its gentle nature and its ability to elevate its neighbors, you may overlook its strength, frilly cup and lovely coloration. Like all things Grant Mitsch there is perfection here, but perfection does not exclude gentleness. Pollen and seed fertile. Granddaughter of China White. Don't be shy, we have a good stock of this daffodil.
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.
It’s hard to make a living selling Boslowick, he is so perfect, broad faced and calming that you only need to buy one bulb to make your day. Sold in twos, or please more ! A very well ordered and well behaved split cup, with a profound color. A good grower for us, a perfect thing like most things Ron Scamp. See also Jabberwocky. Limited availability.
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. ADS Classic.
There is a stable of Brian Duncan White / Pink small cups that we find so rewarding it is hard to pick a favorite. Camilla Clara Kate is so robust and substantial that we think it is time to close the book. A stem like a utility pole, a bloom without weakness. An example of why we love small cups. Lovely competitor.
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.
All white small cup with an intense, cherry pink rim on the cup Cherry Glow is a newer Brian Duncan cultivar. Substantial flower on a substantial plant. Cherry Glow would be our choice to take to a show, she pushes the upwards boundaries of small cup. Great stems.
Towering over the tazetta bed every year is Chinita, an original poetaz with a very broad flowers and unusual clear primrose color. Pick it early to protect the cup from sunburn, the petals from blanching. Singular.
Where were you when you first saw Chipper? We were slack jawed in a greenhouse in North Holland when we were told “You can’t afford that”. Fast forward to today, and it turns out we can afford Chipper. A meteor shower of vertically pendant blooms with compound color leaving a trail of wavy and reflexed petals. One to start a collection with, one to end with. We hang out together a lot in the Spring.
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.
Sired by Corofin, Clovelly Ayr is a bright and scented late poeticus from Ron Scamp.
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.
Who would pick Dr. Fleming out of the Spring Intelligence Service line-up? Like all of the frilly faces, carrot-faced or not, old Alexander is a reliable thriller. Given a second chance I would plant him in gravel and manure. Dr. Alex sports a white halo.
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.
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.
A very round white small cup with a fine gold ring around the eye. You will want to slip this on your finger and say “I will”. A Grant Mitsch variety. Late bloomer. Only a handful to sell.
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.
Shallow bowl shaped yellow to red small cup in a blunt white perianth. Very tall, very late and colorful. From New Zealand.