The Daffodil King

The Daffodil King

Peter Barr (1826-1909) The narcissus or lent lily, more commonly known as the daffodil heralds the start of spring like no other flower, throughout March and April we see them everywhere, they seem to suddenly appear on roadside verges in their thousands all over the UK. We see a daffodil pinned on the jacket lapel of almost everyone we meet in March, and we think of Marie Curie Cancer Care who adopted the daffodil as their emblem in 1986, the charity sells millions of daffodil pin badges every year. We see daffodils and…Read more …