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Dactylorhiza fuchsii, Common Spotted Orchid

An attractive plant with a spire of pale pink flowers blotched with dark purple and with narrow, usually dark spotted leaves. Dactylorhiza fuchsii can range from 15 to 60 cm in height. The dense flower spikes, produced in mid-summer, is at first conical then becomes cylindrical.

Dactylorhiza maculata, Heath Spotted Orchid

Dactylorhiza maculata is an herbaceous perennial plant. The Heath Spotted Orchid prefers sunny places and can be found in slightly damp meadows, but also in the undergrowth of dry forests and at the edges of streams. Heath Spotted-orchid flowers from early to mid-summer.

Dactylorhiza majalis, Marsh orchid

The marsh orchid grows mainly in nitrogen-poor marsh areas and in fens. Its flowering period begins at the beginning of summer and ends in higher elevations at late summer. The blossoms usually open before the stem has reached its full height.

Dactylorhiza Purpurella, Northern British Marsh Orchid

The Northern Marsh-orchid grows to between 15 to 30cm. The leaves are sometimes faintly marked. Dactylorhiza purpurella flowers from early to mid-summer.

Dactylorhiza x grandis, Hybrid Marsh Orchid

Tall spikes of deep pink to purplish flowers, it can be an excellent garden plant whether grown in the border, or naturalized in a meadow situation.

Daffodil, Narcissus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.

Daffodil (Jonquilla Group), Narcissus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.Jonquils are multi-headed, strongly fragrant, and have rather reed-like leaves

Daffodil (Miniature Group), Narcissus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals.

Daffodil (Species) Angel's Tear Daffodil, Narcissus triandrus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.

Daffodil (Species) Conspicuus Hoop-Petticoat Daffodil, Narcissus bulbocodium subsp. bulbocodium var. conspicuus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. Narcissus bulbocodium subsp. bulbocodium var. conspicuus is a dwarf species daffodil found naturally in the wild which has a large corona and insignificant perianth segments which are considered non significant. It has yellow flowers.

Daffodil (Species) Cyclamen-flowered Daffodil, Narcissus cyclamineus

IThisis a vigorous bulbous perennial, growing to 15–20 cm tall, with grass-like leaves, and yellow flowers in early Spring. The pendent flowers are unusual in that the central trumpet is long and narrow, while the outer section is fully reflexed resembling that of the cyclamen.

Daffodil (Species) Dwarfish Daffodil, Narcissus pumilus

Classic daffodils with small flowers. Looks like N. nanus, but flowers are bright yellow. Origin unknown.

Daffodil (Species) Italicus Daffodil, Narcissus italicus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. 'Italicus produces superb white flowers with a shallow lemon-yellow cup and a delightful fragrance, early in the year. Well-drained sunny spot with a dry summer rest.

Daffodil (Species) Leonensis Daffodil, Narcissus nobilis var. leonensis

A fairly dwarf plant with large flowers which are horizontal or even upward facing. The segments are pale yellow, whilst the trumpet is a very deep golden yellow..

Daffodil (Species) Lobularis Daffodil, Narcissus lobularis

Please don't stick Dutch hybrid daffodils in wild verges and woods, grow our dainty native daffodil instead, even though it is slower to establish and increase. It was good enough for Wordsworth, so its good enough for me. Seen naturalized in the Lake District, Wales, and on the Malvern Hills. A Trumpet daffodil with butter yellow petals and large yellow trumpet.

Daffodil (Species) Old Pheasant's Eye Daffodil, Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus syn. Narcissus 'Pheasant's Eye'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.'Pheasant Eye' is one of the most popular narcissi, with white petals and a yellow centre with an orange frilled-edge, and a wonderful fragrance

Daffodil (Species) Paper White Daffodil, Narcissus papyraceus syn. Narcissus 'Paper White'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. 'Paperwhite’ can be grown outside but require shelter as are not the most hardy daffodil. They produce masses of dainty pure white paper-thin flowers borne in bunches.

Daffodil (Species) Primrose Peerless Daffodil, Narcissus x medioluteus

A cross between Narcissus poeticus and Narcissus tazetta. This has the attributes of both species, a multiflower head of the tazetta and the open cream petals and small cup of the poeticus with the glorious scent of both.

Daffodil (Species) Stellaris Daffodil, Narcissus radiiflorus var. stellaris

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. 'Stellaris' has a perianth which is white and the corona is shallow, chalky lemon with a narrow, denticulate, coral-red rim.

Daffodil (Species) Tenby Daffodil, Narcissus obvallaris

This is the variety that grows wild in South Wales. It has an all yellow flower and is extremely hardy. It is ideal for planting into rough grass or meadows where it will spread when left undisturbed.

Daffodil (Species) Wild Daffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Our native daffodil. Grow no other in wild places, not the coarse Dutch hybrids. Trumpet daffodil with butter yellow petals and large yellow trumpet.

Daffodil (Triandrus Group), Narcissus

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.'Triandrus' has up to 6 pendulous, pale cream-yellow flowers with reflexed perianth segments.

Daffodil 'Accent' (Large-cupped), Narcissus 'Accent'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'Accent' is a large cupped group Narcissus, and has white perianth segments, and a salmon pink corona.

Daffodil 'Acropolis' (Double), Narcissus 'Acropolis'

'Acropolis' blooms are white, strikingly similar to Gardenia flowers but sport a few yellow petals at the heart. A great border Daffodil and a superb cut flower. Late blooming.

Daffodil 'Actaea' (Poeticus), Narcissus 'Actaea'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. Narcissus Actea bears clusters of scented flowers with white petals and a yellow centre tinged with orange.

Daffodil 'Angel's Whisper' (Triandrus), Narcissus 'Angel's Whisper'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'Angel's Whisper' has pale yellow scented flowers.

Daffodil 'Apotheose' (Double), Narcissus 'Apotheose'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'Apotheose' bears large showy double outward facing flowers that have two outer whorls of yellow "petals," surrounding a central whorl of smaller incurved orange and red segments.

Daffodil 'Apricot Whirl' (Split Corona), Narcissus 'Apricot Whirl'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. Apricot Whirl' has an apricot-coloured ruffled split corona and creamy outer petals.

Daffodil 'Avalanche' (Tazetta), Narcissus 'Avalanche'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals.'Avalanche' is a tazetta daffodil which produces up to 15 flowers per stem. Vigorous, very fragrant in white with small Yellow cups.

Daffodil 'Barenwyn' (Trumpet), Narcissus 'Barenwyn'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'Barenwyn' is a trumpet daffodil with butter yellow petals and large yellow trumpet.

Daffodil 'Bath's Flame' (Small-cupped), Narcissus 'Bath's Flame' syn. Narcissus 'Flame'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. They naturalise easily. 'Bath's Flame' has a soft yellow, small, orange-rimmed, lightly frilled cup.

Daffodil 'Beersheba' (Trumpet), Narcissus 'Beersheba'

Beersheeba is an old refined daffodil, with its smooth long creamy yellow trumpet and gently incandescent white petals.

Daffodil 'Bell Song' (Jonquilla), Narcissus 'Bell Song'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. They naturalise easily. 'Bell Song' sports a baby pink cup encircled by ivory petals that lighten to white as they mature. This sweetly fragrant jonquilla narcissus has slender, grass like foliage and several stems per bulb that each bear three to five 1" small-cupped blooms.

Daffodil 'Bella Estrella' (Split Corona), Narcissus 'Bella Estrella'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. ‘Bella Estrella' - which translates as 'Beautiful Star' - is a very fragrant jonquil daffodil, with white petals and a split cup which is pale yellow

Daffodil 'Binkie' (Large-cupped), Narcissus 'Binkie'

'Binkie' is an historic cultivar from the Large Cupped group of daffodils. It is a single headed variety which changes colour as the flowers mature. It starts off with a dark lemon cup and outer petals, which then fade to white in the centre with a yellow rim and soft lemon outer petals.

Daffodil 'Bravoure' (Trumpet), Narcissus 'Bravoure'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily.

Daffodil 'Bridal Crown' (Double), Narcissus 'Bridal Crown'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. They naturalise easily. 'Bridal Crown' bears loose clusters of double creamy white flowers on tall stems. Flowers have a strong, sweet fragrance. I

Daffodil 'British Gamble' (Trumpet), Narcissus 'British Gamble'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'British Gamble' has large flowers with a white perianth, and pale yellow trumpet that has a broad band of apricot at the frilled rim.

Daffodil 'Butter and Eggs' (Double), Narcissus 'Butter and Eggs' syn. Narcissus 'Golden Phoenix', Narcissus 'Yellow Phoenix'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. They naturalise easily. 'Butter and Eggs' is an old variety, distinctive and sought after. The combination of glowing orange and cream petals make this stand out from the crowd.

Daffodil 'C.J. Backhouse' (Large-cupped), Narcissus 'C.J. Backhouse' syn. Narcissus 'Incomparabilis Leedsii C.J. Backhouse'

'C.J. Backhouse' is a historic cultivar of Narcissus that was bred by William Backhouse, and named after his son Charles James Backhouse. It is part of the Large Cupped group of daffodils, and has a single flower per stem. The outer petals are yellow in colour, and it has a rich orange-red cup which is irregularly frilled.

Daffodil 'Calgary' (Double), Narcissus 'Calgary'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. You can change the colour of daffodil by planting the bulb in a beetroot, this turns it pink, it does work, I tried it on a pale bulb and it became a pale shade of pink. They naturalise easily. 'Calgary' produces pure white double flowers with a light scent.

Daffodil 'Canaliculatus' (Tazetta), Narcissus 'Canaliculatus'

A harbinger of spring with many different types of these bright flowers, they come in dwarf varieties as well as the standard type and are easy to grow. They come in many shades of yellow and white, they all have outside petals and a cup in the middle often having the cup a different colour or shade to the petals. They naturalise easily. Narcissus 'Canaliculatus' is a popular dwarf daffodil, bearing clusters of beautiful white and yellow flowers in early spring. Its small size makes it ideal for planting in patio containers or at the front of the border, and it makes a pretty cut flower.

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