Flowering begins in March with Minnow, followed by Silver Chimes in April and finishing with the classic Pheasant's Eye
LATE MAY Pheasant's Eye
The last to bloom, the highly fragrant Narcissus poeticus puts on a show in late May.
Also try narcissus obvallaris, our native Welsh Tenby daffodil narcissus poeticus, or Pheasant's Eye
narcissus, an old favourite with white flowers, tiny red trumpets and heavenly scent.
Blue Swallow and Chrysanthemum and white Pheasant's Eye
bowls by Diana Fayt (10 1/2 in.
Q FOUR years ago I bought 200 Pheasant's eye
narcissus bulbs that I naturalised under fruit trees.
Less well-known but curiously named plants like weasel's snout, pheasant's eye
and shepherd's needle were part of the farmland biodiversity, although they were not always common, and some, like the corncockle, are even considered extinct.
Once the last tulip has dropped its petals, and the scent of the last pheasant's eye
narcissus has faded into the air, we're done thinking about bulbs until late summer.
Another late, fragrant, historic daffodil is the "Old Pheasant's Eye
," (early 1800s N.
Daffodils are starting to go over, but in the grass under the young apple trees, the late flowering pheasant's eye
narcissi are opening their sweetly scented flowers.
Stretch your daffodil displays through to May with the pheasant's eye
narcissus, the last variety to flower.
No garden is complete without the May-flowering pheasant's eye
Plenty of seeds can be sown directly, including pheasant's eye
(Adonis aestivalis), love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), annual woodruff (Asperuis azurea), Swan River Daisy (Brachycome iberidifolia), cornflower (Centaurea), marigolds, Californian poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Convolvulus tricolor, Coreopsis, Clarkia elegans, Clarkia pulchella, larkspur (Consolida ejacis), Viper's bugloss (Echium lycopsis) and Star of the Veldt (Dimorphotheca aurantica).