Narcissus

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Narcissus,

Greek mythological youth who refused all offers of love.
narcissism - self-love, which may include sexual attraction toward oneself. Synonym(s): self-love

Narcissus

European genus of plants in the family Liliaceae. Includes the daffodil and narcissus. Can be poisonous if plant residues, especially bulbs, are ingested by animals because of the high content of lycorine, which causes salivation, vomiting and diarrhea.
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Narcissi grow well in any type of pot and do better in cooler, shadier spots where their flowers will last longer.
Narcissi are best planted in September, while tulips should be planted in late October and November.
Or send cheques and postal orders made payable to Mr Fothergill's to People Narcissi Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG, and clearly state your name and address.
Why not combine this vigorous gem with Narcissi Cheerfulness, a pure white version, available at the same price, just PS1.
With 13 divisions in the world of Narcissi - plus thousands of hybrids - there is sure to be one to suit every garden and every gardener and some have the added benefit of being scented.
Clumps of narcissi add colour among border shrubs or along the base of a hedge.
People are often confused about the difference between daffodils and narcissi - in fact they are all narcissi, as that is the correct botanical name.
THIS superb collection of scented narcissi offers blooms right through the spring, from March all the way to the end of May.
Clumps of narcissi add colour among shrubs or along the base of a hedge.
S the flowers fade on the pheasant's eye narcissi we naturalised in the grass beneath the apple orchards, there is often a desire to tidy up the long grass in the garden.
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Narcissi should be planted in August and September in any well-drained garden soil, in sun or light shade, at a depth of between 4-7in, depending on bulb size (the smaller the bulb, the shallower it can be planted).