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Thalia

Enjoying a warm day in a park. Restaurants are still closed and takeaways are the only option.

Already miss eating in a proper restaurant and not somewhere outside. Though enjoying the good weather.

Daffodil Thalia (Narcissus ‘Thalia’) finally started to bloom. It has a uniquely shaped blooms and the white in them is exceptionally bright.

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Tahiti

Tahiti (Narcissus‘Tahiti’) is a bright colored daffodil which I found few years ago.

It has faithfully bloomed each year and did not disappoint this spring.

A butterfly decided to sit on the bloom while I was trying to take a picture. Did not mind that just the opposite.

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Monal

Still have few daffodils that have not opened. It has been a cooler period up here in the north which is good for daffodils. The ones that have started to bloom simply bloom longer when the weather is colder.

Monal (Narcissus’Monal’) started to open its flowers. The colors are bright and it sure stands up.

One more week to go and then I am able to spend a week in the summer cottage. Cannot wait for that.

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Ice King

Daffodil Ice King (Narcissus ’Ice King’) just started to bloom and it is a very interesting one.

It is a new purchase I made few weeks ago. Actually never seen this variety before.

Daffodils are many and it seems that I just keep on buying more. This one goes to the summer cottage and hopefully it will bloom again next year.

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Tête-à-tête

It still is cold up here in the north. Last night we went down to -3 degrees Celsius and during the day we only have about 5 degrees.

I managed to come to the summer cottage for a long weekend. This is a good time for gardening though it is so cold that you end up spending half your time heating the cottage.

Tête-à-tête (Narcissus Tête-à-tête) is the first daffodil to bloom and the others have not yet started. It is a bit pity that during the winter we usually loose half of them because they are not the hardest ones.

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Wild Daffodil

We had few warm nights and it did wonders. Daffodils are starting to bloom and it is such a delight to walk outside.

Bought this daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) from Ikea more than a month ago but finally it decided to open its flowers.

Like the color it has. Such a bright colored variety.

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Mount Hood

Mount Hood

Yet another daffodil (Narcissus ‘Mount Hood’) started to bloom.

This variety is so similar to Snowboard that I have difficulties to tell them apart and most probably when I plant them to the summer cottage I do not know which one is which.

It does not really matter to me anyway. The main thing is that I can enjoy them blooming.

I guess I need to buy few more now than I have time and it seems to me that this year the selection of different varieties is wider than I have ever seen .

Mount Hood

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Snowboard

Snowboard

Daffodil Snowboard (Narcissussnowboard’) is starting to bloom.

It seems to be a very stern and steady variety. One I bought from a flower shop two weeks ago.

The color of the flowers is nice white and it will find its way to the summer cottage where I will replant it for the next spring.

Still have few daffodils that have not yet opened their flowers and I am waiting impatiently. Few weeks to go before the ones in the summer cottage are ready to start the season.

Snowboard

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