April - May height 16" (40 cm)
The daffodil recurvus poetica is as romantic as the name sounds. If you have the chance to attend a Betty Kooistra lecture about 'Stinzeblomkes' that we heartily recommend, you will never forget this daffodil. During a KNNV lecture we saw photos of her hand and heard the enthusiastic stories about locations in beautiful country houses in Friesland. But the recurring po-é-ti-ca, that was the nicest ...
The poet's narcissism is indeed a beauty. It has a very small trumpet with a wavy edge and "large windmill leaves" in clear white. She waves with the wind and looks very natural.
Narcissus recurvus poetica / poeticus is officially a 'stinzenplant'. Imported to the Netherlands in times of the nobles, it was given a place around fortified residential towers and later on farms. Garden leaders, a nobility who controlled the goods, were connected. Plants were exchanged in this way, and there are also species that are localy wildered.
Daffodil recurvus is not common. An enrichment for your location?