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Daffodils

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Daffodils are hardy, spring blooming flowers in the Amaryllis family. They are also known as the Narcissus. Questions about the propagation, planting, maintenance, trouble shooting, harvesting, and enjoyment, as well as their regions, growing conditions, light requirements, and more about Daffodils are asked and answered in this category.
To keep your daffodils living in the groudn, you leave the bulbsalone - and I'm not kidding. The daffodil plant needs these things: . Well drained water (it hates soggy feet) . At least 6hr of sunlight per day (this is to make food fortissues & bulb) . Nice soil preferably with lots of organic...
Most daffodils do not depend on pollinators because they have beenso hybrid that their flowers no longer attract insects. Mostbreeders hand pollinate daffodils and have to wait five to sevenyears to see if their cross is a good one. There are some varietiesthat still attract insects.
A complete or perfect flower has both male and female reproductiveparts: . sepals . petals . pistil . stamen The daffodil flower does meet that criteria.
After the daffodil flowers have faded, the plant needs torestore the nutrients that were used, so it can bloom the nextyear. The leaves must remain as stay green for this to happen. Ittakes about 4 weeks. When the leaves begin to turn yellow, you cancut the leaves off.
They got the word daffodil from the french name daflodia whichmeans sun of flower.
If you are talking about a cut rose and a cut daffodil in a vase ofwater, the daffodil will outlast the rose definitely. If you are talking about plants, the rose is a woody perennial andit will continue to live as long as it gets some water and maybe alittle food. The daffodil is an herbaceous...
About 2.1inches of water
All Narcissus (daffodils included) contain an alkaloid poisoncalled lycorine. If ingested it will cause vomiting in humansaswell as high blood pressure, headaches, blurred vision, irregularheartbeat and possibly death. Accidental ingestion is due tosomeone mistaking a daffodil bulb for an onion or...
The ASPCA puts out a list of what is toxic to specific animals.For a hamster, daffodils are very toxic. A wild animal willinheritly know what not to eat, but a hamster is a domesticatedanimal. A vase of daffodils or getting into the bulbs will cut hislife short.
The daffodil flower lasts about a week. It's the same whether youpick for a vase or leave it on the plant. The daffodil season hasearly, mid and late bloomers. The season lasts about 8 weeks,though some of the new cultivars push it to 10 weeks of bloom.
Yes. Daffodils can cause vomiting and diarrhea in cats that eat any part of the plant, be it leaves, pods, or flowers.
Yes they do -Anonymous
The daffodil is the national flower of Wales. The national flower of Wales is the daffodil, which is traditionally worn on St. David's Day. The vegetable called leek is also considered to be a traditional emblem of Wales.
YES, a daffodil can be a sign of friendship - especially white one. Here is a list of some of the symbols connected with daffodils: . Easter flower - symbol of rebirth (sometimes called "Lent Lily"or "Easter Bell") . Spring flower - symbol of new beginnings . Trumpet flower - announces the coming...
Because they are cool and totally amazing :D
Let's look at the scientific classification to find out if thedaffodil is a flowering plant: . Kindom; Plantae . Division: Angiosperms (aka Magnoliophyta) are the flowering,seed-producing plants . Group: Monocots (one cotyledon) . Order: Asparagales (bulbs) . Family: Amaryllidaceae (Herbaceous...
Latin name : Narcissus. Common name : Daffodil.. Narcissus is the scientific name ..
The flower is the least toxic (poisonous) area of the daffodilplant. Most animals leave the entire plant alone. Slugs are good atdestroying the flowers if the blooms are heavy and touching theground. Spotty damage may be to insects. There have been videos ofsquirrels and some birds that will pick...
Short answer: the daffodil blooms in the spring. Things that can affect bloom time: . Daffodils cultivars can be early, mid or late seasonbloomers. . Also the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone has to be considered. . Another variable is the soil temp. Has it been a normal, longor short winter? . Type of...
All Narcissus (daffodils included) contain an alkaloid poison called lycorine. If ingested it will cause vomiting in humansas well as high blood pressure, headaches, blurred vision, irregular heartbeat and possibly death. Accidental ingestion is due to someone mistaking a daffodil bulb for an onion...
The daffodil makes energy in the same manner as other plants.Photosynthesis is a process that converts light energy (from thesun) into chemical energy (sugar) that can be utilized to supportthe plant's tissues. It is also stored in the bulb for the nextyear's growth and flowering needs.
Certainly you can plant daffodils in March, and they may come up,but unless they have previously had a cold treatment, they will notbloom until the next year. I have also transplanted daffodils inMarch, and most did not flower the following year.
The hart's-tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium) has the followingclassification: . Kingdom: Plantae . Division: Pteridophyta (vascular plants reproducing byspores) . Class: Polypodiopsida (ferns) . Order: Polypodiales . Family: Aspleniaceae . Genus: Asplenium The daffodil has the following...
A herbaceous plant has leaves and stems that die and leave notrace at the end of the growing season. That accurately describesthe growth pattern of a daffodil.
Actually according to Robert Scotland, plant scientist in Oxford(England), nobody really knows much at all about the trumpet, andthat is the point of the research he is currently foin along withPeter Endress in Zurich and scientists at Kew Gardens. Obviously itmust have something to do with...
Daffodils live for quite a spell. In fact, it's pretty hard to killa daffodil bulb. Have you ever seen a batch of daffodils that looklike they are surrounding something that is not there. Long after ahouse has fallen to ruin the daffodils continue to herald thebeginning of spring. Daffodils are...
All Narcissus (daffodils included) contain an alkaloid poisoncalled lycorine. If ingested it will cause vomiting in humans aswell as high blood pressure, headaches, blurred vision, irregularheartbeat and possibly death. Accidental ingestion is due tosomeone mistaking a daffodil bulb for an onion or...
Daffodil bulbs should be planted in the fall months before theground freezes. Why autumn when it's a spring flower? . The bulb must be exposed to cold temperatures for the formationof the flower bud. . The bulb roots should be established prior to freezingtemperatures. . To break dormancy & bloom,...
The Caribbean is usually too hot for Tulips to thrive as they wouldin cooler climates. It is possible to grow Tulips there in acontrolled, partially artificial environment.
It feeds the animals. Happy to help.
There are more than 25,000 varieties of daffodils today. Some don'treally look like daffodils anymore. Generally a daffodil will have these characteristics: . Base of flower is fused into a funnel or tube shape. . The flower will have a central corona called a cup or trumpetwhich can have a variety...
Daffodils have two ways to reproduce: . Asexually by bulbs producing clones of the parent plant. . Sexually through seeds producing new and interestinghybrids. For the home gardener, it is best to grow the daffodils from bulbs,so that you'll know what you're getting. Removing the seed podswill...
All Narcissus (daffodils included) contain an alkaloid poisoncalled lycorine. If ingested it will cause vomiting in humans aswell as high blood pressure, headaches, blurred vision, irregularheartbeat and possibly death. Accidental ingestion is due tosomeone mistaking a daffodil bulb for an onion or...
As a perennial it can be left in the ground for between 5 and 10 years. Although clumps that become large, may be divided as and when necessary. Divide in early summer after the foliage has turned yellow. They can be put into onion sacks and stored in a cool place until ready for re planting
Any list like this would be down to personal preference but anybulb nurserymans catalogue will list the most popular ones.
It is true that daffodils are one of the best surviving bulbsaround, but it can be killed. Here are some of the ways: . If you pull the plant and forget about the bulbs, they will dryout. Once dried, you can't get them back. . If the bulbs are allowed to stand in water-logged soil, theywill rot and...
Daffodils may be all one color (self-colored) or a variety ofcolors where the perianth (petals) and corona (cup or trumpet) maybe different or may contain more than one color or shade. Breeders,or hybridizers, of the daffodil are constantly working to createnew and usual colors by careful genetic...
The United Kindom is the largest grower of cut flower daffodils. Most of the bulbs are developed, produced and exported from Holland.
it provides the cut flower energy it would other wise get from the leaves
Nostalgia, memory, remorse, agony and further more - are all that takes for a man to remember a bitter past with the loss of his beloved. And the loss of his happiness and glory long with it is what the poem Daffodils symbolizes. The daffodils held the power to sustain their togetherness but...
By cutting the main stem it redistributes some of the nutrients to the other parts of the plant causing healthier growth.
To Daffodils . By Robert Herrick Fair Daffodils, weweep to see. You haste away sosoon;. As yet theearly-rising sun. Has not attain'dhis noon.. Stay, stay,. Until the hastingday. Has run. But to theeven-song;. And, having pray'dtogether, we. Will go with youalong.. We have short timeto stay, as you,....
It certainly can! The daffodil is especially adapted to a water environment and mixes well with mum daisies, roses and other spring flowers. Commercial bouquets don't often include them be cause their life is comparatively short, but in a home bouquet, it is especially charming.
The daffodil has long flat leaves that are close to the flowerbearing stem. Daffodils have to compete with its neighbors for available light,and it needs as much light as it can get to make food for the planttissues and have enough left over to store in the bulb for nextyear's plant. The best way to...
Medical uses for the daffodil plant: . In the daffodil tissue, there is a chemical called galantamine. This has been used to combat Alzheimer's disease. . In Japan, a paste is made from daffodil to assist in wound healing. . For centuries the daffodil has been used to induce vomiting.
As a perennial flower, they die back in late spring and then flower again early in the following year
Daffodil bulbs should be planted in the fall months before theground freezes. Why autumn when it's a spring flower? . The bulb must be exposed to cold temperatures for the formationof the flower bud. . The bulb roots should be established prior to freezingtemperatures. . To break dormancy & bloom,...
Daffodils can be dug up in late May, or after the foliage has diedback. Wash the bulbs and let them dry. Store in an onion sack in acool, ventilated place and re- plant in autumn. If you wish to movethem in 'green leaf', carefully dig up bulbs taking as much soil aspossible (dont clean off the soil)...
Daffodils can be harmful to a horse, if too much is eaten.
The actual daffodil flower grows out of the bulb on its own stalk. There are no leaves attached to this stalk. The daffodil bulb can put up a variable number of leaves each year. The number depends on the size of the bulb. The larger the bulb, the more leaves it needs to produce food to support...
Flowers that grow from bulbs are usually very hardy and theymultiply. It could be that an animal dragged a bulb there orsomeone planted them and then just let them go.
Daffodils need the chill of winter soil to bloom in the spring. They are planted in the fall anytime before the soil freezes. They should, however, be in the soil by mid-December.
Here is the taxonomy for the daffodil: . Domain: Eukaryotae (cells with nuclear membrane and multiple chromosomes) . Kingdom: Plantae . Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae (green plants) . Infrakingdom: Streptophyta (land plants) . Division: Tracheophyta (vascular plants) . Subdivision: Spermatophytina ...
When the daffodil flower has died, you will notice that the area where flower has attached to the stem swells larger and larger. It is producing seeds. If you plant the seeds, it can take 3-4 years for the seeds to develop into bulbs which produce the daffodil plants. Bulbs are necessary to store...
Trees are deciduous, daffodils are perennials and the foliage diesback late May.
This poem reflects a walk that was taken by William Wordsworth inthe Lake District of England in 1802. It was first published in1807 and revised in 1815. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the...
The Daffodil Festival is held among 650,000 blooming daffodils inHubbard Park, Meriden, CT. every April. An estimated 70,000 peopleenjoy food, crafts, music, fireworks, a parade and carnival. The2-day festival began in 1978. Parking and admission is free. Bringsome money for the food, crafts and...
Plants that have a stem with a tip (aka shot, sucker, twig) or anode, can be taken from the parent plant and rooted. This is a formof asexual reproduction or cloning. The requirement is a stem. Withplants such as daffodils, tulips and such, the preferred asexualproprogation is bulb splitting. Plants...
You can do this when they obviously become overcrowded, every five to ten years, Divide the clumps of bulbs in early summer after the foliage has turned brown
After the daffodil flowers have faded, the plant needs to restorethe nutrients that were used, so it can bloom the next year. Theleaves must remain as stay green for this to happen. It takes about4 weeks. When the leaves begin to turn yellow, you can cut theleaves off.
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Cut the flowers (and a portion of the stem so the plants look better) right after the flowers have died. You don't want them wasting their energy producing seeds when they should be storing food in their bulbs for next year's growth. Let those leaves produce that storage food until they've turned...
The daffodil symbolizes rebirth and Spring. It is also the national emblem of Wales.. The Daffodil is a symbol for the Marie Curie Cancer Club.
Yes, daffodils are toxic for lambs. The ASPCA puts out a document which list the different animals and what is toxic to those particular animals. Daffodils are poisonous for all common household pets and livestock.
Daffodils represent the beauty of nature in the poem.they express wealth,good fortune,hope,happiness,faith etc in the poem.
Forever is a long time, but I can guarentee that daffodils live forquite a spell. In fact, it's pretty hard to kill a daffodil bulb.Have you ever seen a batch of daffodils that look like they aresurrounding something that is not there. Long after a house hasfallen to ruin the daffodils continue to...
No need to cover them but they may need to be supported against 'falling over'
Cut off the foliage when the leaves have died down. Foliage is necessary for supplying the underground bulb with nutrition. You can remove all faded flowers as soon as possible
Yes, they have leaves. They use these leaves to manufacture food that bulb below the soil can store for the production of next year's plants. That's why it's important not to remove the leaves after the flower dies. The leaves should be removed only after they have yellowed and withered.
After the daffodil/narcissus flowers have faded, the plant needs torestore the nutrients that were used, so it can bloom the nextyear. The leaves must remain as stay green for this to happen. Ittakes about 4 weeks. When the leaves begin to turn yellow, you cancut the leaves off.
You'll have to dig them up. Hopefully you'll give them to a friend, relative, or lucky stranger.
The main theme of this poem is happiness and feelings of joy inspired by nature that we may have neglected due to our busy lives. The writer expresses how he's wandering alone and then suddenly sees a group of daffodils and how they are blowing so beautifully in the wind, and the sight of that makes...
william wordsworth describes the beautiful aspect of nature and its impact on human beings.He praises the beauty of flowers.He says that he can enjoy enduring sight of nature whenever he is sad
daffodils live in the plain feilds of europe.
No, they can be used and used again if you keep them in there you will have daffodil and/or tulips again and again every year! :) x
The normal yellow daffodil lasts for 8-10 days. They grow anywhere where there is enough soil, energy and water.
Daffodils can be found in what is called the "temperate zone". They need a period of cold for the flowers to bloom properly. They do well in the USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3-9. They can be growing wild in a meadow, pasture or lakeside, or they can be a cultivated ornamental type grown in gardens...
Short answer: NO, daffodils come in a variety of colors. Daffodils may be all one color (self-colored) or a variety ofcolors where the perianth (petals) and corona (cup or trumpet) maybe different or may contain more than one color or shade. Breeders,or hybridizers, of the daffodil are constantly...
It was composed in 1804, the first version of the poem was published in 1807, and the final more widely known version was published in 1857.. (sources). https: // wordsworth.org.uk / daffodils.html .
not too big......dont worry.....
Well it grew up my nose and that's warm
Here is the taxonomy for the daffodil: . Domain: Eukaryotae (cells with nuclear membrane and multiplechromosomes) . Kingdom: Plantae . Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae (green plants) . Infrakingdom: Streptophyta (land plants) . Division: Tracheophyta (vascular plants) . Subdivision: Spermatophytina ...
Where to find daffodils depends on what exactly you mean. Here are some options. I hope one or more fits your needs: . Daffodil bulbs are imported from Holland. In the fall, you canreadily find them in nurseries, home improvement centers and ongarden/flower websites. . The greatest exporter of cut...
The Daffodils by William Wordsworth is a narrative poem and the reader feels as if he is in that particular scenery when encounters the poem and the reader forgets all his worries and he just goes along with the poem.
William Wordsworth wrote the poem I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud(aka The Daffodils) , which ends with the following lines: "Andthen my heart with pleasure fills, / And dances with thedaffodils." The poem, his most famous work, was developed from atrip to Glencoyne Park, in the Lake District of...
'Narcisse' is a French equivalent of 'daffodil' [ Narcissus spp ]. The French word is a masculine noun. Its singular definite article is 'le' ['the'], and its singular indefinite article 'un' ['a, one']. It's pronounced 'nahr-seess'.
'Narciso' is a Spanish equivalent of 'daffodil' [ Narcissus spp ]. The masculine noun 'narciso' means 'daffodil'. Its singular definite article is 'el' ['the'], and its singular indefinite article 'un' ['a, one']. It's pronounced 'nahr-SEE-soh'.
'Narciso' is a Portuguese equivalent of 'daffodil' [ Narcissus spp ]. The masculine noun 'narciso' means 'daffodil'. The masculine singular definite article is 'o' ['the'], and the singular indefinite article 'um' ['a, one']. It's pronounced 'nuhr-SEE-zoo'.
'Narciso' is an Italian equivalent of 'daffodil' [ Dianthus caryophyllus ]. The masculine noun 'narciso' means 'daffodil'. Its singular definite article is 'il' ['the'], and its singular indefinite article 'un, uno' ['a, one']. It's pronounced 'nahr-TCHEE-soh'.
'Narcis' is a Dutch equivalent of 'daffodil' [ Narcissus spp ].
Sure can! Here is a partial list of yellow flowers: . lilies . gerbera daisies . shasta daisies . gazanias . million bells . strawflower . osteospermum . tulips . gladiolas . snapdragons daisies
These flowers remain underground in the form of bulbs in the winterand reproduce in the spring.