The RHS is the International Registration Authority for the genus Narcissus.
The RHS publishes The Daffodil Register and Classified List (2008), compiled by Sally Kington, former International Daffodil Registrar.
Download registration forms here:
Application form to register a daffodil cultivar name
The application form includes notes that include registrars' addresses and guidance on completing and returning the form.
If possible, please send photographs with your registration form. Two photographs, one showing the daffodil face on and one showing the daffodil sideways on, would be ideal. The photos can be digital and sent via email or can be prints or photographic transparencies.
Search the daffodil register
You can use the daffodil register database to search The International Daffodil Register and Classified List (2008) and its Supplements:
Search the daffodil database
The database includes daffodils with cultivar names (e.g. ‘King Alfred’), cultivar group names (e.g. Nylon Group) and popular names (e.g. “Angel’s Tears”). The database is regularly up-dated, providing the most current information on daffodil registrations.
The International Daffodil Register & Classified List (2008) is currently out of print.
Supplements to the Register
Sections can be downloaded as Adobe Acrobat pdf files below:
For further information about The International Daffodil Register and Classified List (2008) or for advice and assistance to register a daffodil cultivar name, please contact:
International Daffodil Registrar
RHS Garden Wisley
Surrey GU23 6QB
Tel: (+44) (0)1483 212403
American Daffodil Society (ADS) - Executive Director, Frank Nyikos,
8374 State Rd 45, Unionville, IN 47468
Daffodils to Show and Grow (2016)
A selection from The International Daffodil Register and Classified List and Supplements of the names, classifications and originators of current cultivars. Information in this 11th edition of the Daffodils to Show and Grow (DTSG) was collected from DaffSeek, the ADS 'Daffodil Database with Photos'. Available from our web store - credit cards accepted.
The Kindle Edition (eBook version) of the 2016 edition of Daffodils to Show and Grow (2016) is also available from Amazon.
DaffSeek: Daffodil database with photos and pedigrees
Daffnet: International daffodil discussion forum
DaffLibrary: Library with more than 3,700 free daffodil books, catalogues and articles
DaffTube: The Daffodil Presentation site
Hortus Bulborum- Treasury of historic bulbs, The Netherlands
National Daffodil Society of New Zealand
Northern Ireland Daffodil Group
The Daffodil Society, Great Britain
The Scottish Rock Garden Club
Tasmanian Daffodil Council
Victorian Daffodil Society