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  • noun Plural form of narcissus.


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  • Throughout the parish, remnants of old-fashioned narcissi give clues to the location of defunct market gardens and orchards.

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • "One year from now we'll come back and there'll be 10,000 people here," one of Brother's mouthy narcissi announces on their video as they stand before three unimpressed cabbies and a dog somewhere in Slough.

    Brother (No 880)

  • She remembered the huge house filled with flowers, the servants all dressed in black, and the heady perfume of the early spring narcissi, which lay strewn in piles upon the coffin.


  • Though the paperwhite and tazetta narcissus like it dry and sharply drained, too, the majority of narcissi couldn't be easier, and I plant them by the thousand to enliven rough grass and orchards in clients 'gardens.

    Light up your garden with bulbs

  • Don't delay for daffsPlant narcissi as soon as you can get your hands on bulbs.

    In the garden this week: Daffodil bulbs and tomatoes

  • Back in England, the February weather had been unseasonably warm and mild, with temperatures in the mid-60s F. and narcissi and daffodils blooming in the garden of Gipsy House several weeks earlier than usual.


  • In the Penberth Valley, tiny enclosures marked by granite slabs and shelter belts once produced early narcissi, violets and potatoes.

    Country diary: Cornwall

  • I never aim to have "a host of golden daffodils", favouring the nimble-flowering narcissi for their grace and lighter foliage.

    Light up your garden with bulbs

  • The yew topiary, the drifts of narcissi, the berberis darwiniae, the clumps of brilliant orange monbretia, all thrive.

    Hancox: All under one roof

  • Though many of the reliably perennial bulbs will work their way into the beds after they have provided for me in the pots, tulips, hyacinth and paperwhite narcissi rarely flower a second year.

    Light up your garden with bulbs


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