Here's a smooth operator : generously colored and round round round all over. Hot red cup set in rounded buttercup colored petals. In the world of cricket an All Rounder is a bowler that can hit. Always ready for a match. Happy anthers.
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 my choice to take to a show, she pushes the upwards boundaries of small cup. Select the most mucronate blossom. Power and poise. Limited quantity.
Corofin is a mesmerizing older small cup with a broad pure white perianth encircling a swirling yellow and deep red corona. Irish, mid 20th Century. Useful and powerful in the border. Pollen and seed fertile. Corofin has been crossed extensively, mostly as a seed parent. Descendants include the remarkable poeticus Blisland.
A centenarian, small cupped Crenver has shovel-shaped white petals and a green-yellow-red cup that shows so well. Percy Williams. Historic. Pollen fertile. If you are looking for a tall and late daffodil Crenver is a very good choice.
Gulliver is a vigorous and bright historic small cup. A pronounced hemispherical yellow-yellow-orange cup set in wavy, overlapped, primrose yellow to whiteish broad petals. Blooms out of the leaves. Free spirited in the landscape Gulliver is pollen and seed fertile and makes a medium sized bulb. Rare.
Just fills you with envy doesn't it ? Powerful contender for best in any show, no? Ovate and mucronate spinnaker-white petals as perfect as the compact red suction cupped-cup. Hartlebury is just unbeatable. Late 20th Century English narcissiculture.
Well rounded and bright, La Riante is a sassy old small cup. Historic and contrasty, broad white petals with a yellow orange ribbed cup. La Riante was very common in trade mid century. May sun burn without afternoon shade. Rare.
Tall and lovely in the garden, Loth Lorien makes a large 4 1/2 inch rounded bloom with a substantial green and yellow small cup. Loth is a strong grower and has been around for a while as a landscape daffodil. But it looks like he is being put out to pasture. Imposing small cup on the bench. Brian Duncan meets Tolkien in the spring mist.
An enchanting ring of fire set in broad clean-white petals, Merlin has cast a spell in the commercial trade for a long time. Looks like he may be headed for the retired magician's union home, but will be happy in any muggles spring border. Benchable. Merlin is also a libidinous character with many progeny. Pollen and pod fertile. First class scent. ADS Classics. ADS Intermediates.
Consistent and persistent in the firmament of narcissus, Queen of the North should be everyone's first daffodil. Top of the list : Most beautiful flowers. Widely distributed, known, and loved. Deservedly so. ADS Historics.
Copper-colored daffodils ( Orange with Red cups) are the most unusual of creatures. Sabine Hay is kind of well-known, but most commercial growers won't touch it. Richly colored and exquisitely detailed you will never forget the first time you see Sabine Hay. A super breeder.