Category Archives: Wild Daffodils

Autumn Flowering Daffodils 2017

Wendy and I made over 20 visits together to Spain, Portugal and France to see daffodils growing in the wild. These included two trips to see those that flowered in the autumn and two unsuccessful winter searches around Luarca in … Continue reading

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An update from Spain

Hello Everybody. We thought it was about time we sent you all another update on our Daffodil Reports. It has been a couple of weeks since we were last on-line at a campsite with Wifi and some really wet weather … Continue reading

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A few photos from Jan and Lynne in Spain

Here are just a handful of photographs from Jan and Lynne. We will leave Jan to add a comment on them. Click on the photograph to enlarge it.            

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A host of little daffodils

Here is the latest communication from Jan and Lynne Dalton. Since our first report forwarded on 28th January both the weather and the daffodil sightings have picked up considerably. Our trip to Lires and Cape Finisterre (Cabo Fisterra) took us … Continue reading

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Narcissus medioluteus

Help please Narcissus medioluteus (N. biflorus, Primrose Peerless, April Lady) I am researching an article about this daffodil which was recorded as being common throughout the UK in 1600 and was still widespread in 1930. Does anyone know of extant … Continue reading

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Finisterre

This post should be between N. lagoi and N. cyclamineus, but as it came by post, rather than electronically, it arrived later.To locate Cape (Cabo) Finisterre click here  

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N. cyclamineus

We have been to Sig├╝eiro (click here to see map) to see N. cyclamineus today. Hundreds in flower all along the Rio Tambre. This one had a stem 18 inches long. What a beautiful site (sight). They are clinging to … Continue reading

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N. lagoi

The latest posting from Jan and Lynne has arrived and has started us thinking of mountain jackets and climbing boots, because they have obviously wasted no time in looking for daffodils, despite the rain that is an inevitable accompaniment to … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

Seven or more years ago Jan and Lynne Dalton were about to live their dream. They had made an annual pilgrimage to northern Spain in the daffodil season for many many years and knew every blade of grass from the … Continue reading

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Portugal 2012

  Two members of the Northern Group visited Portugal on 13 February with two Irishmen, Brian Duncan and Mark Reid. We landed in Lisbon and found that it had been not only very cold but also extremely dry through the … Continue reading

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