Growing guide

How to grow daffodils

Daffodils are one of the most reliable spring-flowering bulbs, blooming year after year with little attention. They grow well in containers, borders and grass, with a wide range of flower shapes, forms and sizes to choose from, to brighten up your garden throughout spring.

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Quick facts

  • Easy-to-grow bulbs
  • Flowering in spring
  • Plant in September
  • Ideal in containers, borders and naturalised grass
  • Like well-drained soil in sun or light shade
  • Long lived and low maintenance

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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