• Why Mess with Perfection?

    12th April 2014Stephanie's BlogStephanie Donaldson

    Green Pearl in flower in the garden

    Green Pearl

    Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. It is very easy to cross breed narcissus – and daffodil breeders have a lot to answer for. Contrast the simple perfection of Narcissus ‘Green Pearl’ which is in flower in my garden at the moment with two monstrosities that I saw recently at the RHS Spring Show. I think the pink frilly effort is called ‘Vanilla Ice’ but I failed to remember the name of the other. an ugly new variety of daffodil daffodil vanilla ice