Species: Cultivated Daffodil (Narcissus agg.)

Family: Amaryllises (AMARYLLIDACEAE)

Category: Flowering Plants

Location: NW

A. Flowering Plants

More extensive information on flowering plants can be found in a separate blog post.


These are mostly perennial geophytes with rhizomes or bulbs, often with large, colourful flowers.

C. Cultivated Daffodil (Narcissus agg.)

This is one of the familiar Daffodil cultivars.


Cultivated Daffodil

Along with the Spring Crocus, the Cultivated Daffodil is often the first flower to appear in the Cemetery in Spring.

Cultivated Daffodil

Daffodils were the "jocund company" in which William Wordsworth found himself. They would "flash upon that inward eye" and his "heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils".

Cultivated Daffodil

Cultivated Daffodils stand sentinel among headstones in the Cemetery.