Narcissus ‘Avalon’ ‘Dickcissel’

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You want a food post today. I can feel it. I had every intention to post a photo of something edible that I am growing this year but then photos of this creamy, soft daffodil came up, and how much longer can I talk about daffodils when they are so very nearly on the way out?

The daffodils are fleeting. I have found myself jumping between favorites as they have rolled out their blooms. This is the one I currently favor.

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I love it here, paired with Artemisia vulgaris ‘Oriental Limelight’.

Well done Mr. Parker. Well done.

Update: You’ll notice that I got the variety wrong. I don’t believe ‘Avalon’ is a miniature, and I didn’t realize these qualified as a miniature. Time passes since a picture is taken and you forget about size unless they’re really tiny like these guys.

Gayla Trail
Gayla is a writer, photographer, and former graphic designer with a background in the Fine Arts, cultural criticism, and ecology. She is the author, photographer, and designer of best-selling books on gardening, cooking, and preserving.

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2 thoughts on “Narcissus ‘Avalon’ ‘Dickcissel’

  1. Thank you Ms. Trail.

    The narcissus is actually N. ‘Dickcissel’. Nice, isn’t it.

  2. Damn. I was so sure. I didn’t realize these qualified as miniatures. Gah!

    Also: pronounce the name phonetically and…

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