The Daffodil Jetfire, one of the best Dwarf varieties.
The daffodils here in Aberdeen will soon be in full bloom. If your garden is open to the elements, look out for some of the shorter Daffs in the garden centres next Autumn, or you could probably see pot grown ones in late Winter, more expensive way to do it though..
One particularly sturdy one which will be left standing when many others have been blown over with the wind or flattened with an unexpected snowfall is Jetfire. Very colourful variety and Lots of long lasting blooms in bright golden yellow, with deep orange trumpets. I have grown many Daffodils over the years, of all the dwarf ones which we have grown Jetfire is by far the most striking and dependable of them all. Superb in tubs or in the garden border.
This lovely variety will certainly lift the spirits on dull days early in the year, and it only grows to about 8″ tall. The RHS gave it their prestigious award of garden merit.
Position – Full sun/partial shade
Hardiness – Fully hardy
Height – 20cm/8″
Whilst looking at the gardening blogs which you post I have been incredibly impressed with your expertise in capturing fantastic shots of the garden birds which visit. Please take a look at Carols site on (Link Flowerhillfarm,) truly magnificent. Well I have been getting a few shots of my own. Today there were three robins in the garden, unusual I hear you say, but this is something which we frequently see, they usually have a battle over who is going to reign supreme and we are left with one of them as the resident. Well today, trying to get a good shot of one of them, this is what turned out to be in the firing line.
Is it a woodmouse?