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Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘Rip Van Winkle’

Double daffodils to grow

Published: Wednesday, 2 March, 2022 at 10:01 am

Often fragrant, double daffodils make wonderful cut flowers. We recommend four to grow.

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Double daffodils are long lasting and come in a variety of colours and combinations. Many have a strong fragrance compared with standard daffodils. While some varieties have weak stems and therefore a tendency to flop in windy conditions, many are stronger and are perfect for growing in pots or cutting for fragrant vase displays.

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Browse our pick of the best double daffodils to grow, below.


Narcissus ‘Replete’

Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus 'Replete' Getty Images.
Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus 'Replete' Getty Images.

Narcissus 'Replete' has an abundance of pure white outer petals surrounding a centre of coral orange petals. Highly fragranced, it's a great option for a cut flower.

Height x Spread: 45cm x 15cm


Narcissus ‘Rip Van Winkle’

Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘Rip Van Winkle’
Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘Rip Van Winkle’

‘Rip Van Winkle’ bears a mass of slender yellow petals, which crowd into a heavy head instead of a trumpet. This heavy head may sag with the weight, however, it's very long lasting when cut.

H x S: 15cm x 4cm


Narcissus ‘Tahiti’

Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘Tahiti’. Getty Images.
Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘Tahiti’. Getty Images.

'Tahiti' flowers on strong stems, which carry large flowers of elegant petals surrounding an infusion of yellow and reddish orange.

H x S: 45cm x 15cm


Narcissus ‘White Lion’

Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘White Lion'
Double daffodils to grow - Narcissus ‘White Lion'

Narcissus ‘White Lion' has clean, white petals which get smaller towards the centre and mingle with pretty yellow petals. Very fragrant.

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H x S: 40cm x 15cm

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