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my 10 day wonder (narcissus)

I bought this paperwhite in a box as a bargain for £2; when i got it out of the box ten days ago it was a bulb and a shoot about 2" long. Here it is ten days later ~ growing in pebbles and water and 17" tall!



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What a beautiful bargain, Sticki. Well done :)

8 Feb, 2011

 

omg its a beauty , a bargain :))

8 Feb, 2011

 

there were 3 bulbs in the pack including a glass jar and the pebbles. all the 3 bulbs have got fat buds on and one of them has 2 lots!

8 Feb, 2011

 

Really beautiful Sticki

8 Feb, 2011

 

That is stunning well chosen

8 Feb, 2011

 

wow, that was a great deal!!! Beautiful flowers.

9 Feb, 2011

 

\does it small nice too.

9 Feb, 2011

 

What on earth are you feeding it!

9 Feb, 2011

 

Good for you Sticki....its lovely....

9 Feb, 2011

 

yes linda it smells lovely ~ that fresh narcissus/hyacinth type smell

believe it or not meanie ~ just water!! there is no soil in the bowl ~ just pebbles and water.

9 Feb, 2011

bjs
Bjs
 

What is its proper name. I associate paper white with Narcissus but does not look one to me,looks tropical?

10 Feb, 2011

 

That is beautiful, pleased you bought it!

10 Feb, 2011

 

i think it said paperwhite narcissus on the box bjs
its been lovely thanks PP

10 Feb, 2011

 

lovely, so pretty sticki :o)

13 Feb, 2011

bjs
Bjs
 

sticki
I canot get my head around how a narcissus would grow and flower that much in ten days also the paper white Narcissus I have had for years in the garden only produces one flower on a stem,confused but i like it.
googled it and yours is spot on,conclusion mine is not the same probably miss named .

13 Feb, 2011

 

Beautiful Sticki. Good bargain you got there.

14 Feb, 2011

 

i think its cos i had it indoors bjs ~ and i rescued it from a waterless box!!!

15 Feb, 2011

 

That's so pretty ! :o)

16 Feb, 2011

 

She is just angelic.

22 Feb, 2011

 

what a lovely word ~ thanks camillia ~ that hadnt occured to me ~ but now you have said it i can see just what you mean!

22 Feb, 2011

 

Love this, Sticki. Very pretty! I'm going to get one one day!

22 Feb, 2011

 

mine was a bargain ~ perhaps there are some still around? they light up the dark days ~ just like camillia said!!

22 Feb, 2011

 

Lucky you Sticki! I might have to wait until autumn to get one.

22 Feb, 2011

 

if i see one i will let you know!

22 Feb, 2011

 

Thank you~~~!

22 Feb, 2011

 

I am happy that you liked my word,Thanks :)

27 Feb, 2011

 

:o)

27 Feb, 2011



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