uk, 0844 335 2735) AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST The last to bloom is the highly fragrant Pheasant Eye
, narcissus poeticus recurvus, which puts on a show in late May Expert tip: Suited to moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade, this variety is easy to grow.
A CARPET of golden daffodils is the epitome of spring, but you can add some extra sophistication to your lawn by using a white variety such as Actaea or the May-flowering Pheasant Eye
daffodil that flowers later to achieve a display that coincides with magnolia blooms to have more impact.
Once-common species such as cornflowers and pheasant eye
are now listed among Britain's most endangered plants.
The native `Lent lily' - the daffodil of Wales and of Wordsworth - is just right while the only imports which fit are the Pheasant Eye
kinds, sweet-scented jonquils and miniatures like the hoop-petticoat daffodil.
A carpet of golden daffodils is the epitome of spring but to add a touch of sophistication to your lawn consider using a white-coloured variety such as Actaea or the May-flowering Pheasant Eye