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2022 Dazzling Daffodils and other Spring-flowering Beauties

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Gigantic Star

Gigantic Star

For those who love a traditional yellow daffodil, Gigantic Star is a durable choice for the South. It grows up to 20 inches tall on strong stems. Carlton, another proven performer in our region, is one of its parents.
Bloom Time: Early


Barrett Browning

Barrett Browning

The petals of Barrett Browning stay white, but the bright orange cups turn yellow in their centers as the flowers mature. It is excellent for naturalizing in woodland areas. There are no other early-flowering daffodils with this striking color combination.
Bloom Time: Early


Delibes

Delibes

Beautiful primrose-yellow flowers have orange cups with ruffled bright-orange rims. It is a reliable perennial and a strong multiplier that is great for naturalizing and using in bouquets.
Bloom Time: Early - Mid.


Pink Charm

Pink Charm

 
Creamy-white petals surround an ivory-colored cup with a ruffled apricot-pink edge. Great for naturalizing and widely adaptable, it is one of the best pink-cup daffodils for the South.
Bloom Time: Early – Mid.

Acropolis

Acropolis

Glistening white double flowers have orange-red segments in their centers. The flowers are strikingly similar to gardenias and have a spicy scent. Acropolis is a great addition to beds of mixed perennials and hold up well in a vase. 

Bloom-Tme: Mid.


Tahiti

Tahiti

Back by popular demand, Tahiti has become a favorite of gardeners in the Athens area. Its double eye-catching flowers have light-yellow petals accented with tufts of coppery orange. They stand like torches on strong stems and lend a tropical feel to the landscape. This reliable daffodil is long lasting in the landscape and in a vase.
Bloom Time: Early – Mid.


Tete-a-Tete

Tête-à-Tête

This little daffodil is one of the top 25 daffodils of all time according to a 2019 survey of members of the American Daffodil Society. It bears up to 3 dainty yellow flowers on each stem and multiplies freely in the landscape to provide years of lasting beauty. Use it for edging formal beds or in large groups to brighten perennial borders. It blooms in mid-February in the Athens area.
Bloom Time: Early


Minnow

Minnow

This is a charming daffodil that produces up to five creamy-yellow flowers per stem. The plant multiplies quickly and becomes showier each year. Use it in rock gardens, along the edges of perennial beds, or in containers. This daffodil received the Royal Horticulture Society’s prestigious Award of Garden Merit in 1998.
Bloom Time: Early – Mid.


Hokus Crocus

Hokus Crocus™

Proclaiming that spring is on its way, Hokus Crocus is an eye-catching winter treat, blooming in January in the Athens area. This selection is a blend of large, goblet-shaped flowers in white, purple, and white stripped with purple. They multiply and become more appealing each year.
Bloom Time: Very Early


Spanish Bluebells

Spanish Bluebells

For naturalizing in shaded woodlands, Spanish Bluebells are a reliable choice. Fragrant bell-shaped lavender-blue flowers are borne on 14- to 18-inch flower spikes that rise above the foliage. These late bloomers are spectacular when planted in groups, and they multiply over time to provide showy displays.
Bloom-time: Late