THE LANGUAGE OF DAFFODILS
How these spring favourites came to receive their name...
Daffodil is the common name used for the genus plant Narcissus.
Daffodils are native to northern Europe and are grown in temperate climates around the world, blooming in late winter and early spring.
According to History, the genus name narcissus, derived from Greek mythology as it was the name given to the beautiful youth who was tricked into falling in love with his own reflection.
Due to the popularity of the Daffodil, there is now at least 25 different daffodil varieties in contrasting shades of yellow, white, orange and pink.
Daffodils are a beautiful addition to spring bouquets.