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Narcissus 'Chiva'

16 March 2017 18:50:42

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I ordered Narcissus 'Chiva' last autumn from Mr Middleton and I have to say that I am really pleased with how it has grown. It has the most beautiful scent and when I cut a few the other day and brought them into the house the scent from them was just amazing. It has a multi headed flower with a good strong yellow colour and it appears to stand up well to rain and wind. A good all round daffodil. 

Have a good St Patrick's Day and hopefully the weather will be okay over the next few days. 


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 16 March 2017 18:58:20

Great to get good recommendations for a different variety. The yellow is lovely and vibrant too. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you and Paddy too. Weather looking atrocious for tomorrow.


Scrubber Scrubber 16 March 2017 21:11:09

Thats a sumptious colour.At present I find that a lot of daffs are beginning to fade. they were out early and I think the snowdrops and hellebores grab the attention! There is a beautiful white one whose name I forget but it is there in plenty this year.Ah its Thalia a lovely delicate one. Also 'Patricks day' is out in perfect timing up here.


Dick Dick 17 March 2017 11:28:12

A Happy St. Patrick's Day to you and Paddy ( It is his feast day). Never did I get any scent from a daffodil, I'm sure you will enjoy the scent Mary. And then my heart with pleasure fills and dances with the daffodils.


JoanG JoanG 17 March 2017 23:03:19

That is so pretty and standing up well too.  Looks like a jonquil type?  I hope you and Paddy enjoyed the day despite the weather, though the morning wasn't too bad here. 


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 17 March 2017 23:15:44

Thank you Joan. We had a very enjoyable day, house full. Patrick and baby Ben staying for the weekend. 


Jacinta D Jacinta D 17 March 2017 23:18:17

Happy days, Mary.


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 17 March 2017 23:40:36

Happy days, but not so sure about happy nights, Jacinta. He is roaring like Doran's bull now.


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