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Mini Daffodils including
Wild Species.

2022



As a further matter of interest:

Daffseek is an interesting website for those who are very keen on Daffodils.
It has a search engine that allows you to type in the name of a variety, this generally comes up with photos and a description of the flower.
Click on this link
https://daffseek.org/

CYCLAMINEUS HYBRIDS
These popular little daffodils have one flower per stem,
the petals are often reflexed,
and the flower is usually at an acute angle to the stem.


BERYL (3)
(Raised by Percival D Williams 1907, UK)
The reflexed petals open yellow and fade to cream. This is contrasted by a bright orange cup. Very sweet and very popular.

3 for $10.00

BIG J (3)
(Raised by Col Drewitt
1990's, Australia)

The flower is bright yellow. The petals are very broad and reflexed and the bell shaped trumpet is very flanged and well-rounded at the mouth.
$12.00 each

JET FIRE (3)
(Raised by Grant E Mitsch 1966 USA)

Bright yellow reflexed petals and a long orange cup which intensifies in colour as the flower ages.
  4 for $10.00

LESLIE PATRICK (2-3)
(Raised by Col Drewitt 1990's Australia)

Similar to Timothy David. A slightly larger bolder yellow flower with reflexed broad pointed petals. The trumpet is shorter and wider than Timothy David and flanged at the mouth.

$15.00 each


LITTLE AZZIE (2)
(Raised by Col Drewitt 1990's, Australia)

A self pollinated seedling of Tracey. Neat, rounded, fully reflexed white petals with a long round lemon trumpet which is slightly flanged at the mouth. The trumpet opens lemon and eventually matures to white.
$12.50 each


THE PUMPKIN KID (3)
(Raised by Col Drewitt 1990's, Australia)

An Attractive miniature bred from Little Azzie. The flower has white, slightly twisted, semi reflexed petals and a long slender ‘pumpkin gold’ trumpet on a 30cm stem.


$15.00 each
Limited Numbers


TRACEY (3)
(Raised by Mavis Verry 1968, New Zealand)
An exciting variety with white flowers. The petals are fully reflexed, the trumpet is long, neatly flanged, opens lemon and passes to pure white.

$10.00 each


TIMOTHY DAVID (2)
(Raised by Col Drewitt 1990's Australia)

The flower is bright yellow. The petals are broad and reflexed and the short cylindrical trumpet is very well fanged and serrated at the mouth.

Championship bloom Canberra 2003
$12.50 each

Bulbocodiums
(Also known as Hoop Petticoats)

BULBOCODIUM (2-3)

Yellow hoop petticoats in mid-spring.


10 for $6.00




BULBOCODIUM “FYNO” (0)
(Raised by Glenbrook Bulb Farm, Tasmania 1980s)  

Large white flowers through winter.


4 for $10.00


BULBOCODIUM “SPOROIT”(2) 
(Breeder Unknown)           

An early spring flowering variety with white large flared hoop.

  4 for $10.00


TRIANDUS HYBRIDS
The Triandus hybrids often have more than one flower per stem
and the petals are often reflexed. Average height of flower stems 30cm.


ARCTIC (5)
(Breeder unknown)

A hardy very slightly larger Triandus with one to three flowers per stem with neat pleated goblet shaped cups.

3 for $7.00


WHITE MARVEL (5)
(Discovered by Zandbergen-Terwegen, 1950 the Netherlands from a sport of Tresamble)

Two to three ice white flowers per stem. The novelty of this variety is that the
cups are filled with white petaloids.  Very hardy.     


 $5.75 each



OTHER MISCELLANEOUS
MINI DAFFODILS

(Including wild specie)



CAMPERNELLE (2-3) A wild hybrid. With two or three fragrant yellow flowers per 30 cm stem. Reed like foliage. Very popular.
 3 for $8.50


CYCLATAZ (2-3)
(Raised by Alfred Wilby Tait 1922 Portugal)
A multi-headed variety with 5-6 very small yellow flowers per 20cm stem. Parent of TETE A TETE. and JUMBLIE.

3 for $8.00


N. minor var Little Gem (1)
(Raised by
J. Gerritsen and Son, 1938 the Netherlands)

A very reliable miniature yellow daffodil on a 14cm stem. A real delight which seeds freely, resulting in some lovely miniature hybrids.

$6.00 each




N. ODORATUS (2)
(Breeder unknown)
A miniature tazzetta with 5-10 fragrant flowers per 30cm stem. The small flowers have white petals and a bright lemon cup. Free flowering.
$2.50 each
  3 for $7.00


N. pachybolbus. (0)
(Origin Algeria and Morocco).
A delightful  wild specie tazzetta with upwards of 8 miniature flowers per 40cm stem resembling a cluster of white wax like highly fragrant Hoya like flowers. Whilst the florets are very small the plant is not technically a miniature.
$4.00 each
  2 for $7.00

TETE A TETE (1)
(Raised by Alex Gray 1949 UK)
Very little miniature with one to three very small flowers per 25cm stem. Very popular.
6 for $10.00


TETE BOUCLE (2-3)
(A sport of TETE A TETE discovered by Jan De Winter The Nederlands. Registered 2008)


Has one flower per stem rarely two. The double flower open yellows and is contrasted by the yellow orange petaloids.

$5.00 each
  3 for $13.50



  Truly miniature wild Jonquilla Daffodils
(Not to be confused with what are commonly sold as Jonquils )
Foliage is very fine and almost hair-like in comparison to other daffodils

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N. assoannus (Also known as juncifolius or requeinii). Origin France.
In its natural environment it is found growing on limestone in meadows and on rocky slopes. The highly fragrant flowers on 25cm stems are similar to N. fernandessi but appear much later. The reed like foliage is very stiff and upright. Grows freely from seed.
$4.00 each
  3 for $9.00
N. fernandessi (2) Origin Portugal.
Has
2-4 small highly fragrant yellow flowers on a 15-20cm stem. Fine semi prostrate foliage. Another rare specie well suited to the Alpine garden. Grows freely from seed.
$4.00 each,
3 for $9.00

N. henriquesii (3) Origin Portugal.


A wild specie variant. Has 2-3 small very fragrant yellow florets on a 12-16cm stem. Very fine upright foliage.


$8.50 each
Very Few to Offer
N. viridiflorus (0)
The green specie daffodil originating from the Atlas Mountains in North Africa. It  has two or three small green flowers on each 30cm stem in autumn. The petals are swept backed and the fragrance from the flowers is truly amazing.

$11.00 each
2 for $19.00


N. willkommii (3) Origin Algarve Southern Portugal. Has between two and three fragrant yellow flowers on each 18cm stem. Foliage is dark green and very erect. Few to offer.


$7.00 each
3 for $18.00
JONQUILLA HYBRID DAFFODILS
Again not to be confused with what are commonly called ‘JONQUILS’. The Jonquilla Hybrids bear between 1 and 3
small highly fragrant flowers per stem. Foliage is usually reed-like and
the flowers very long lasting. Excellent rockery specimens and
should not be overlooked. Flower stems average 30-45cm 



CANARY (4)
(Breeder unknown)
The fragrant flower opens cream and eventually the cup begins to pass to white.
3 for $6.00
6 for $11.00


GOLD SPRITE (3)

(Breeder
Charles A Nethercote Australia before 1949, registered 1969 by Travers Morrison)




Has one or two  rich yellow,
fragrant, out facing flowers on each stem.
3 for $6.00
6 for $11.00


JIMPY (3)

(Breeder Scott Morrison 1960 Victoria Australia)

Has one or two, fragrant, out facing flowers on each stem. The petals are creamy white and the cup is a bright lemon.

3 for $6.00

6 for $11.00





PIPETTE (2-3)

(Breeder unknown)

An improved version of Canary. A long lasting flower with broader petals and a longer cup. Like Canary it has the lovely halo around the base of the petals which passes to a white as the flower matures.

Very few to offer
$7.50 each
2 for $14.00

PORTH CHAPEL (2-3)

(Breeder R.V. Favell UK 1953)

The flower has
one or two slightly reflexed, brilliant yellow petals. The cup is bright orange, and the rim slightly notched.


3 for $6.00



STRATOSPHERE (3-4)

(Breeder Grant Mitch Oregon, USA 1968)

Has between one and  three long lasting fragrant flowers per stem. The golden yellow petals are very smooth. The neat cup is a strong glowing yellow-orange that contrasts the petals.


3 for $7.50




 
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