Plant your daffodils where they will receive sun for all, or most, of the day. People can explore the heritage garden with formal lawns and hedges, flowering magnolias, its lakeside walk and incredible art sculptures. Sold Out. In 2012 there remains a cluster of buildings and many archaeological remnants which recall the heyday of the town. Chart and care. The new brewery was separate from the existing premises (which continued to be used for washing casks). Work may have been delayed, because in March 1866 Coverlid’s London Brewery was still under construction – a two storey, wood and stone building located at the mouth of Bluejacket Gully. 2 W-YYP, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. Black Horse Brewery Site has special historical significance as one of the most important provincial breweries in Otago and Southland, and one dating from the gold rush period of Otago’s history, and represents one of the significant early businesses from this time. And who was Henry Irving? If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. The daffodil plantings are over 110 years old and are an important horticultural site. New Sold Out. It’s also cheap and wonderfully easy to force. Chart and care. Breweries were an important industry during the gold rushes and this site is of special archaeological value for its potential to provide valuable information on the working system of a nineteenth century brewery. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Named for a prize-winning “red” stallion raced back then by the Aga Khan, this bright, cheerful flower was one of the first with a truly orange, sun-proof cup. The garden is located to the south of the malting plant. The Black Horse Brewery daffodils During the gold rush, Weatherstons was a bustling goldfield town with shops, banks, hotels, a school, gambling dens, … An archaeological survey is needed to identify the full extent of the remains of the site associated with the development of the brewery and associated residential and administrative structures from the mid-1860s until 1923. Chart and care. Hart was a pioneer in supporting community fundraising with his daffodil plantings. “Certainly no finer flowering bulbs are available for Southerners,” Ogden writes in Garden Bulbs for the South. Try it, as our friend John Shipton recommends, paired with blue Scilla siberica or grape hyacinths. DAFFODILS AS CUT FLOWERS — Did you know daffodils will last much longer in bouquets if you cut them at the right stage and let their gooey sap drain out before adding them to the vase? Chart and care. Named for the girl whose indomitable spirit lives on in her immortal diary, this exceptionally rare double combines stainless white outer petals with a heart of deep, vibrant red-orange. The business was such a success that the plant was overhauled and a bottling plant erected beside the brewery. “They are by far the most vigorous, persistent, and floriferous” narcissus in zones 8a-9b(11bWC). Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions. Get ready for a hassle-free day of adventures from Christchurch with round-trip transport, and admission tickets included. Historical & Heritage Tours. Chart and care. Chart and care. Manawatu gardens New Zealand, provide a beautiful environment to absorb the wonders of nature. Some locals lamented the loss of the sociability of hotels as community meeting places: ‘There is not even the chance of drinking to the health of her Majesty, as our only publican has not taken out a license at this time. Dunedin was New Zealand’s brewery capital by 1880, brewing over one third of the total quantity of beer produced in New Zealand. Tuapeka, the name applied to the wider Clutha District around the Tuapeka River is a shortened form of Te-huapeka (‘the fruitful branch’), though there seems to be some debate. Recently viewed. Chart and care. 2 W-YYO, 16-18”, zones 5a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. He was prominent in mining matters particularly the dredging boom where he managed a number of successful dredging companies. For a daffodil this new to win a place in our catalog, it has to be something special, and ‘Stainless’ is. In 1909 the brewery’s name was changed to the Tuapeka Brewery. 3 W-YYO, late-mid, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. Some of our NDS members grow many hectares of daffodils for cut flowers and for selling bulbs while others grow a 'patch' of daffodils for exhibiting and breeding new varieties. 27 Mar 1869, p.14. Warcloud was probably the world’s first 1W-O trumpet although it had a muddy perianth showing a yellow tinge. Kiwi musical Daffodils has taken over one million dollars at the New Zealand box office and, now in its fourth week of release, remains in the top ten chart of films currently in theatrical release. 4 W-Y, 16-18”, zones 4a-7b(9bWC), from Holland. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. By the good Rev. It’s famously fragrant and late-blooming, with sparkling white petals that arch back from a “green eye and crimson-fringed crown” (William Robinson). If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Aka ‘Telamonius Plenus’, this ancient flower is “the most important of all doubles” (A.M. Kirby, 1907). HEAT-LOVING DAFFODILS — If you garden where winters are warm, see our “Daffodils for the South and Warm West” for expert guidance. A soda water and ginger beer factory was built alongside the factory. To the dance! In its first year or a perfect spot, its doubling is neatly contained within the trumpet. In 2012 the Black Horse Brewery Site is a historic attraction, particularly in spring, when the daffodils bloom on this Wetherstons hillside. 4 Y-Y, 14-16”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. All bulbs for fall 2020 are SOLD OUT. As mining declined so did the settlement and now a scattering of buildings and archaeological sites remain which form the historical landscape of Wetherstons. Peruviana. One authority says it should be ‘Tuakipeta’ meaning cut down a branch of a tree for firewood. The brewing plant foundations and some standing structural elements remain. Superb in zones 6a-9b(11bWC), it’s also easy to force on pebbles for a winter treat. Chart and care. Original Construction1865 - London Brewery erected, Addition1869 - Tenders for new brewery building and associated structures, Addition1892 - First Arbor Day – 60 trees planted at Wetherston’s including on the brewery site, Demolished - Other1940 - 1949Brewery buildings partially demolished, Daphne Lemon, Stars in Orion, Tuapeka then and now, John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1979. In addition they have forged links with the school and education community who visit the site for learning outside the classroom activities. Engleheart, it’s well named for the youngest of Robin Hood’s Merry Men who is often depicted wearing red silk. It’s back! Bastings went on to own the Commercial Hotel and Stables in Lawrence and the South Island interest in Cobb and Co., among other businesses. Great outside where winters aren’t too cold (zone 6 and warmer), double “Early Cheer” is also our favorite daffodil for winter forcing indoors on pebbles and water. School children would visit to pick the flowers to sell for charity, particularly the Dr Barnardo’s Homes and the Plunket Society. Chart and care. This legendary, 18th-century tazetta is one of our most sought-after treasures. Chart and care. The building outline, concrete floor, a section of the exterior wall and the base of the malt kiln, including vaulted sections remain. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. See all of our 1 2 3 … 11. The Domain Brewery site (later Lion Brewery) in Newmarket in Auckland is also one on which brewing continued from 1880s onward. Chart and care. Awesome: row upon row of daffodils - and you'll be amazed how many different types and colours of daffodil there are! Easy to grow they flower year after year with those famous yellow trumpets that everyone can recognize. Congratulations to this ageless beauty for winning the 2016 Wister Award, the ADS’s highest honor for garden daffodils! Scamps Daffodils sells Spring flowering bulbs worldwide; Daffodil, Tulip, Crocus and many other flowering varieties available. Early and dwarf, its spiky little blooms look like tiny yellow suns, cactus dahlias, sea anemones, or even mop-headed elves – depending on your imagination. Black Horse Brewery became one of the ‘most successful of all the provincial breweries’, selling beer from Timaru to Bluff and all over the goldfields. With her elegant, snow-white petals and fluted lemon cup, this ‘Queen’ is as cool as a frosty glass of lemonade. Find the best hotels near Pleasant Valley Daffodils, Geraldine from NZ$71! It’s back! To the north is the Glen Dhu Forest and Phoenix Dam. Results for '{{searchNavItems.Name}}': {{ (flattenedTree | filter:searchNavItems).length }}. ; 2 Jul 1879, p.3. One of the last introductions of the great Guy Wilson, the master of white daffodils, it’s so bright and pure and cool – from the tips of its velvety-smooth petals to the edge of its neatly fluted cup – that it’s long been praised as “whiter than white.” 2 W-W, late-mid season, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10aWC), from Holland. Benjamin Hart had other interests though. The Black Horse Brewery Site has the potential through archaeological methods to reveal more about the early brewing industry, the site being occupied from the mid-1860s until 1923, and largely unused since that time. The house, a modest timber villa, is located on a rise directly behind the ruins of the malting plant. The daffodil patch forms part of the war memorial and the Tūpuna Maunga Authority had previously given us an assurance that the war memorial would be preserved and not removed. Chart and care. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Its flat, ribbed, golden eye is circled with orange, but what really sets it apart are its pale amber-to-cream petals. There was a time when Wetherstones had over a dozen hotels, and the township was the centre of the district….But we can’t sport one hotel. Delicate looking but strong-growing, this graceful flower – long known as ‘Barrii Conspicuus’ – was one of the landmark achievements of the Victorian daffodil renaissance. G enerally, t hey are exceptionally hardy, with some plantings known to have lasted well over 100 years.. Orchids or doves? ABOUT US. ; 24 Jun 1897, p.25. Chart and care. Its trumpet is shorter than most wild daffodils (see Lent lily), adding to its pudgy charm. This is a seven storey brick tower designed by Gummer and Ford, designed in Stripped Classical style. His sons worked at the brewery, Henry as a commercial traveller and Albert as cooper making the wooden barrels to hold the beer. 10 - 20 cm (4) 20 - 30 cm (3) 30 - 40 cm (5) 40 - 50 cm (4) 50 - 60 cm (2) Historical Daffodils. By Alec Gray, 4 W-Y, 18-20”, very late, zones 5a-7b(10aWC), from Holland. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. 7512), which was established on its current site in 1860. 1 Y-Y, 15-16”, zones 4a-8b(10bWC), from Holland. Champernowne, the man who gave the world ‘Red Devon’, this much rarer daffodil survives from the Golden Age of pheasant’s-eyes. Here some of the group drove up to view the paddocks of heritage daffodils at the Weatherstons Brewery site. Comparable in period is Ward’s Brewery Historic Area (Register no. (We’ll send easy directions, or see our Forcing page.) Chart and care. Daffodil Double. GUY FREDERICK/NZ GARDENER The heritage rose garden was the final part of the garden developed as a designated area to grow the few hundred roses that … If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. The malting plant is the most prominent structure. He sat on the Otago Provincial Council and was later the Member of the House of Representatives for Waikaia electorate in 1875. 2 Y-YOO, late blooming, 14-16”, zones 4a-8a(10aWC), from Holland. For 6, 9, or more of each variety, order additional samplers. Chart and care. For more, click here. Our zone recommendations will guide you. Chart and care. Pronounced fə də JWAH, it was bred by the master of doubles, William Copeland, and named for a celebratory rifle salute known as the “fire of joy.” 4 W-O, 18-20”, early-mid season, zones 4a-7b(9bWC), from Holland. The brewery was in production by September – the 80 feet by 30 feet (24 by 9 metres) building had cellarage on the ground floor, with windows to regulate the temperature, the second floor was the bottling plant, fermenting room, cooling room and store for the malt. With good care daffodils will multiply, making an increasingly beautiful display every year. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Chart and care. Bred by Devonshire nurseryman E.B. They provide a dazzling display telling us “Spring is here”. New owners Horace Bastings and Johannes Kofoed extended the buildings, and in the 1880s James Kerr Simpson and Benjamin Hart made the Black Horse Brewery one of the most well-known in Otago and Southland. Daffodil Jonquil. (Game of Thrones, anyone?) (Read the family’s story here.) Chart and care. Some of the effervescence was taken out of the brewing trade by the prohibition movement. Chart and care. IN THE SOUTH, keep soil dry when soil warms up after blooming and through the summer to avoid disease problems. The production of alcohol continues to be a significant industry and has played a significant role in New Zealand's history. 4 W-W, 21-23”, zones 5a-7a(9bWC), from Holland. Best in acid to neutral soils, 3 W-W, late-mid, 5-7”, zones 6a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. The Black Horse Brewery Site has special scientific value as a daffodil planting dating from 1895, and now covering over 25 acres. The brick and stone work was completed by David Whittit, while Mr Aimers was in charge of the carpentry. The Blackhorse Brewery at Blue Jacket Gully was established during the 1860's during the heyday of the Otago gold rush and became one of the most well known breweries in Otago and Southland. 14-16”, fat, fresh California-grown bulbs. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Avoid or improve clay soil, or grow in raised beds. 2 W-P, late-mid, 16-20”, zones 4a-8a(10aWC), from Holland. It’s extra early, blooming as the crocus fade, and multiplies with gusto. Its trumpet is boldly scalloped and flared, its petals make a dramatic star, and it lifts up its face as if worshipping the sun. Amaryllis Belladonna. Its name honors the remarkable wife of William the Silent. Daffodils are the very essence of Spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. As a ruin set in a wilding garden setting the site has a visual charm. Chart, care, and learn more. The daffodil fields are located on the open hillside on two sides of the brewery site. And it’s the most confusing. Daffodils like well-drained (but not bone-dry) soil and full sun, but they adapt to light shade pretty well. Gold mining was thirsty work and throughout Otago breweries were built to supply the ubiquitous hotels. Now renowned for its 25 acres of daffodils first planted in the nineteenth century, the Black Horse Brewery Site at Bluejacket Gully is an important archaeological site featuring the remains of Otago and Southland’s most significant provincial brewery dating back from the gold rushes of the 1860s through to 1923. N. poeticus ‘Plenus’, 4 W-W, 16-18”, zones 3a-6b(8bWC), from Holland. Plant it where you can appreciate it up close (and show it off), or pick a few to entertain you indoors. The gardens cover four hectares of rolling countryside and feature over 1,000 species of rhododendron and associated trees and shrubs. Neither of these relate to mid-nineteenth century structures. Haemanthus. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Visit www.theirvingsociety.org.uk to learn more about the Victorian actor who still has a fan club 100 years after his death. Chart and care. Horace Bastings was the first mayor of the Tuapeka area, elected in 1866. By the 1930s train excursions would come from Dunedin in spring to view the daffodils, with over 1,500 visitors in 1937. There are six small lakes located around the gardens. Bowles who, in 1914, raved about its “particularly graceful outline” and the “charming mingling of its silver and gold.” With long white petals thrusting out of a flurry of short, bright, yellow ones, ‘Argent’ is bursting with spring’s exuberance. The peak output (in the mid-1880s) was 5000-6000 gallons a week (the largest production of the provincial breweries). It’s been treasured by Elizabethan, Victorian, and Arts-and-Crafts gardeners alike – and now it’s your turn! Henry Hart was a top daffodil grower. As fragrant as any rose, this elegant, double pheasant’s-eye was bred by Guy Wilson, the shy Irish fellow who gave the world ‘Broughshane’ and dozens of other impeccable daffodils. ... Timaru, New Zealand 319 contributions 45 helpful votes. 8 W-Y, 16-18”, from Holland. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Hart had over 150 varieties by 1901. With snow-white petals and an eye of old gold trimmed with red, it’s named for 800-year-old Lisse, home of the world famous Keukenhof bulb gardens. 3 Y-YYO, 14-16”, zones 4a-7b(10bWC), from Holland. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. 1902), a former malthouse which provided malt for the mile distant City Brewery in the 1860s. It’s sublimely graceful, with smoother, thicker, more shapely petals of a white that expert Michael Jefferson-Brown calls “dazzling in its purity.” 5 W-W, 18-20”, zones 5a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. A certificate of recognition was awarded to the Hart’s Daffodil Charitable Trust in April 2011 by the National Daffodil Society of New Zealand for their work in the restoring the site from gorse-covered hillside to open daffodil fields, and promoting and preserving of daffodils. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. ; 15 Nov 1869, p.2. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. In 1894 the Clutha District went dry and stayed that way until the 1950s. All are easy to grow and sure to make your next spring lovelier than ever! ; 14 Apr 1875, p.2; 19 Jan 1876, p.5. (c) The potential of the place to provide knowledge of New Zealand history. London born, he followed the call of gold, first to Victoria, Australia, and in 1862, to Otago. It’s a dazzling daffodil – and a visual metaphor for Anne herself. TIPS FOR SUCCESS — Daffodils are easy, but hardiness varies more than most sources admit. Nameless but thriving, ‘Early Pearl’ was rediscovered in old gardens of the Southeast’s “Spanish Moss Belt.” Early to bloom and best where summers are hot, it has starry white petals, tiny citron cups that mature to white, and a fresher scent than most tazettas. The former Brewery Site has several distinct areas: The cluster of remnant structures associated with the brewery; the buildings associated with the Hart residence, the gardens and tree plantings and the wider daffodil fields. The rest of us continued on to the township for a look around and an icecream before re grouping to continue our journey. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. The Black Horse Brewery complex is of special significance nationally as a largely intact example of an early brewery site, occupied from the mid-1860s, complete with malt-house, brewery, water race, water tank, and associated residence and gardens. A 90 acre (36 hectare) paddock provided depasturing for the carthorses. True stock! Praised as “one of the most perfect of all daffodils” by expert Michael Jefferson-Brown, and famed for its incredible vigor, this little jonquil has won two of the garden world’s highest honors, the ADS Wister Award and the RHS Award of Garden Merit. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. (i) The importance of identifying historic places known to date from early periods of New Zealand settlement. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email. Dig holes and plant the bulbs with their pointed tops 10-12cm below the soil surface. From $5.80. Chart and care. Horace Basting’s was Lawrence’s first mayor and a prominent businessman. Brewing is one of New Zealand's earliest industries and one that is closely linked to the development of the social behaviour of New Zealanders. HISTORY — Native mainly to the Mediterranean, narcissus were grown by the Egyptians and Greeks and brought into English gardens by the 1200s. And many do well in zones 9 and 10 of the West Coast. ... Timaru, New Zealand 319 contributions 45 helpful votes. Engleheart who gave the world ‘Beersheba’, ‘Lucifer’, ‘White Lady’, and many others. From $1.40. Driving history. Hart, his family and workers also planted 25 acres of daffodils in and around the brewery site. Chart and care. True stock! HOME; ABOUT US; ADVICE / CULTURE NOTES; CLASSIFICATIONS; SOCIETIES & LINKS; NEWS; CONTACT US; Select Page . We’ll send you 3 bulbs each of 4 easy favorites – 3 ‘Broughshane’, 3 ‘Irene Copeland’, 3 pheasant’s eye, and 3 ‘Thalia’. This bright little RHS AGM-winner has been called “the best intermediate-sized daffodil for the garden.” If its flowers were any larger, its vivid yellow petals and sizzling orange-rimmed cup might be too much, but to us they seem just right – perky and full of life, like the spirited little roosters it’s named for. This refined double pheasant’s-eye was first found amid thousands of ‘Ornatus’ forced under glass and cut for the London market. This lovely garden is at its best when the rhododendrons are in flower between September and December. Daffodils is a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs, releasing in cinemas across New Zealand from March 21, 2019. The malting plant was originally a two-storey structure with a stone lower level, with brick facings on the window and door openings, and a brick upper level. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. beautiful place for a photo. Blood Lily. Wetherstons sprang up to service the alluvial claims in the nearby hills and creeks. Bluejacket Gully (48 acres, 19 hectares) was purchased by Koefed and Hayes in June 1875, and the two established Black Horse Gold Mining Co. Ltd. Heritage Park Rhododendron Garden is a non profit garden located on the outskirts of Kimbolton. Daffodil care. The Black Horse Brewery has aesthetic significance. beautiful place for a photo. Its unusual, circular shape makes it a real eye-catcher in the garden, and like all jonquils it’s fragrant! ‘Insulinde’ somehow manages to be both graceful and exuberant at the same time. In the late 1800s and until the mid-twentieth century the scenic location encouraged the site’s association with the spring daffodil showing. Look with your imagination and you’ll see a reflection of heavenly wings in its long white petals, and a hint of what’s to come in its fiery cup. 8 W-Y, 14-16”, zones 8a-9b(11bWC), big, fat California bulbs. 2015 Wister Award winner (see more), 13 Y-Y, 8-10”, zones 5a-8b(10bWC), from Holland. 3 W-Y, 14-18”, zones 5a-7b(9bWC), from Holland. From $22.99. (k) The extent to which the place forms part of a wider historical and cultural complex or historical and cultural landscape. Dig down three times the height of the bulbs, about 6-8 inches for standard varieties, 4-6 for smaller varieties such as ‘W.P. Bulb size varies widely, with and heirloom bulbs often being smaller. As early as 1863 beer was brewed in Henry Coverlid’s shaving saloon at Wetherstons. The trip will showcase scenic viewpoints along the way, such as Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, the Ben Ohau Range, and sites from Lord of the Rings. By the 1930s, special excursion trains were put on to take passengers to Lawrence (and on to Wetherstons by alternative transport) to see the new gold in the fields. Obdam. See what we mean and learn more here. Framed by a row or two of creamy white outer petals, its center is a throng of luminous orange petalets spiked with random flares of cream. TIPS FOR SUCCESS — Though many sources say they’ll ALL thrive from zones 3 through 8, hardiness really varies depending on their ancestry. Heritage plant species include aconite, hops, fritillaries, bluebells and hellebores, among others. Its name honors the great 17th-century diarist and author of books about everything from trees (his famous Sylva) to “sallets.” 2 W-O, early blooming, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC), from Holland. As a daffodil breeder, Hart’s plantings represent many named and unnamed varieties from the period 1900-1914, which are of scientific interest to daffodil breeders in 2012. 9 W-YYR, 18-20”, zones 4a-7a(9bWC), from Holland. Daffodils are permanent, increase eagerly, and are wonderfully deer-and-rodent-proof. 4 Y-O, mid-season, 18-20”, zones 5a-8b(10bWC), from Holland. The Black Horse Brewery continued to operate, though Wetherstons itself entered a decline. As an added treat for inquiring noses, it has a light cowslip fragrance. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. 1 Y-Y, 14-15”, zones 4a-7b(9bWC), from Holland. Thanks for a great season! 4 W-Y, 14-16”, zones 6a-9b(11bWC), fresh, fat California bulbs. Cowan, ‘The 1937 Lawrence Daffodil Excursion’, Spring 1988, pp.94-95. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Relax with our Price Promise & FREE cancellation on select hotels. Leaving her dying father’s bedside, singer Maisie rushes to perform at an indie music gig in town. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Chart and care. Chart and care. The house was occupied by Eva Hart until the 1960s. The remnant structures associated with the brewery are the office, brewing plant, malting plant and water tank. We always get the largest bulbs we can. A certificate of recognition was awarded to the Hart’s Daffodil Charitable Trust in April 2011 by the National Daffodil Society of New Zealand for their work in the restoring the site from gorse-covered hillside to open daffodil fields, and promoting and preserving of daffodils. The Araucana chickens free-range in the orchard amongst the profusion of spring daffodils. Although they can be erratic bloomers, in long, cool springs and well-watered soils they’re heavenly. After bloom, remove the spent blossoms but allow foliage to yellow completely (to feed the bulbs for next year’s bloom) before removing it. Short and sweet, this quaint little elf dates back to the dawn of the Victorian daffodil renaissance. This fragrant beauty survives from the dawn of the 20th century when the wildflower grace of pheasant’s-eye narcissus made them especially popular. PLANTING & CARE — Plant in mid-fall when soil cools; earlier is better than later. He was a generous benefactor to the Catholic Community, gifting the land for the Dominican convent at Pine Hill in Dunedin. Spring Bulb season has ended - Spring Bulbs are available mid January through to late May. Tauranga Arts Festival is showing Daffodils at a 6.30pm fundraising screening at Rialto Cinema on Wednesday, March 27. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert. Chart and care. Wister Award winner (see more), 13 W-YYR, 12-14”, zones 4a-6b(8bWC), from Holland. 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