Posts Tagged ‘naturalized daffodils’

This blog comes out on the eve of what would have been our 6th annual Daffodil Day; a Saturday set aside in mid-April to celebrate the daffodils planted during H.F. du Pont’s lifetime. Though some varieties may be found planted within garden areas such as the Quarry, March Bank and Sycamore Hill, the wider displays […]

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The winter flowering display in the Winterthur garden is slow to unfurl. It usually begins in December with the first snowdrop emerging and when that occurs, it’s the equivalent of finding gold in what is the darkest and sometimes bleakest month of the year. Individual snowdrops emerge over January and February to form large, subtle […]

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Daffodils in Drifts

UPDATED This weekend’s program with Brent Heath will be a wonderful way to learn about heirloom daffodil bulbs. The lecture will take place in the Rotunda at the Museum on Saturday at 11 am. HF du Pont used the branches of trees to create the irregular outlines of his daffodil drifts here at Winterthur. He also […]

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