Are narcissus and daffodils related? Yes, they are related. Narcissus is the Latin or botanical name and daffodil is the common name.
The beautiful flowers symbolize friendship. The flowers are all trumpet-shaped with a star shaped backing. In moderate climates, they are usually one of the first blooming spring bulbs grown in clusters. Due to the early blooms of the paperwhite narcissus, the flowers are widely used in the chinese culture for Chinese New Year. The paperwhite narcissus is very fragrant too.
Daffodils are generally yellow. Also can vary from yellow and white, yellow and orange, white and orange and lime green. Daffodils come in all sizes from five-inch blooms with two foot stems to one-half inch blooms on two inch stems.
How to grow Daffodils?
Daffodils and narcissus are planted in the fall to bloom the following spring. The bulbs must be planted twice the height of the plants or the plant will bend over. The need a well drained sunny area with slightly acidic soil. Growing daffodils needs lots of water. After blooming, let the foliage turn yellow prior to cutting in late May or June. This is the energy to encourage blooms for the following year. You can dig them up, wash the bulbs, let them dry and store in a cool place until ready to plant again in the fall. In the mild Southern California weather, you can leave the bulbs in the garden and will grow the following year again with larger clusters over time. Clusters growing between rocks or along a garden path are a beautiful and impressive sight to see.
If you need to express your feelings to a person you love the best way to do it is sending the flowers. Rideau florist in Gananoque is offering you a rich wide catalog of various flowers and bouquets. Rideau Florist Gananoque is a Leading local Gananoque florist.