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daffodil:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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daffodil

beautiful, but narcotic. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 168]

daffodil

symbol of unrequited love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 405]

daffodil

1. a widely cultivated Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, having spring-blooming yellow flowers
2. any other plant of the genus Narcissus
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Illustrated with nearly two hundred color and black-and-white images, "Daffodils in American Gardens" examines gardening by era (European beginnings; colonial, federal, antebellum, and Victorian periods; and World War II) with a comprehensive chapter for daffodils in cemetery plantings.
A butterfly flickers and a robin Perches high on a branch as yet still bare As daffodils dance in the soft spring air.
The familiar yellow daffodils are now on sale at various points in Huddersfield and you can show your support by giving a donation and wearing your daffodil pin.
if eaten, daffodils can cause If eaten, daffodils can cause vomiting and diarrhoea and irritation to the mouth and throat, with symptoms lasting anywhere between four and 24 hours, according to the British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre.
In the letter, entitled "Steps to avoid daffodil poisonings this spring", PHE director Professor Paul Cosford said: "Each spring stores such as yours provide a wide selection of flowers, particularly cut daffodils and daffodil bulbs.
Narcissus is the Latin or botanical name for what are commonly referred to as daffodils and 'Daffodil' is the common name for all members of the genus Narcissus.
The appeal is Marie Curie's biggest fundraiser, which encourages everyone to give a donation and wear a daffodil pin during the month.
It is my favourite daffodil with pale, milky lemon flowers and narrow, dainty leaves.
MARIE Curie Cancer Care is looking for people in the Teesside area, specifically in Stockton, Billingham and Hartlepool, to help organise the charity's biggest annual fundraising campaign, the Great Daffodil Appeal.
Gardeners are always impatient for spring, and when the daffodils begin to bloom, they invariably wish for a multitude of daffodils.
But 10 Chinese people had to hospital in England recently after eating daffodils they mistook Chinese chives in supermarket.
THE River Mersey has been served by Royal Daffodil ferry boats for nearly a century and they hold a special place in the hearts and minds of many people.