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Plantidote of the Day 2011-01-22

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Tete a Tete


Daffodil Tete a Tete

What can be better than a bright yellow daffodil on a winter day? I feel like those daffodils, yearning for spring. Every January I get snookered into buying at least one for my kitchen window. My excuse is of course it gives me instant gratification and then I'll plant it outside to enjoy it again year after year. This mini daff grows 4-8" (zones 3-8) and is one of the first daffodils to bloom (Feb.- March).

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