FANCY some Cornish colour in the garden next spring?
Eleven Cornish-bred daffodils are featured strongly in Dobies Autumn Catalogue (dobies.co.uk), among them the trumpet Treglisson which blooms as early as January and February. You could try the new miniature Cornish Chuckles, the double Pencreber or the trumpets Trelawney Gold and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall. All are priced at £6.99 or £7.99 for ten.
On the bargain counter, Marshalls (marshalls.co.uk) offer a collection of 200 mini-patio daffs for £21.96. A handful of other tempters include 100 mixed daffs for £14.95, 50 dwarf species narcissi for £6.95 and 50 Hawera narcissi for £9.95.
From J. Parker's (jparkers.co.uk) you can buy 50 iris reticulata for £2.99, with a two-pack maximum, and 25 exquisitely green-and-white ornithogalum nutans for £2.99. And, as a handy bonus, the firm will toss in 50 Tete-á-Tete narcissi, valued at £14.99, for free with any order.