April 21, 2014

Narcissus


We usually call these daffodils but the actual name for the genus is narcissus. They belong to the amaryllis family.

These grow easily in Virginia from bulbs that you plant in the fall. Deer don't particularly like them so they don't "mysteriously" disappear even in the country.


13 comments:

  1. Very pretty photo of daffs. I did not know that they are in the amaryllis family! Thanks!

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  2. Wonderful photos, I love these wonderful flowers!

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  3. They are my favorite flower. After a long cold winter, I see them and think spring.

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  4. A sure sign of spring, they are lovely!

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  5. These are always a welcome sight! Pretty pictures. :)

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  6. I did not know that...they're related to the amaryllis? Hmmmm.
    What beauties!!

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  7. They are bright and beautiful! Lovely images. Enjoy your week!

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  8. Very pretty and here things do disappear over the winter due to deer and other wildlife.. Happy Spring.. Michelle from Nature Notes..

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