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How Well Do You Know The Narcissus Flower?

The Blooming Beauties!!
Commonly known as daffodils, Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring flowering perennial plants. These flowers give your garden a lively look!! Take this quiz to know more about them.
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Daffodils are some of the first flowers we see in springtime and they are a great indicator that winter is over.
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Daffodils, also known by their botanical name narcissus, are easy and reliable spring-flowering bulbs.
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Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring flowering perennial plants of amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae. Common names like daffodil, narcissus and jonquil are used to describe members of the genus.
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Daffodil is the national flower of Wales. Many nations also have it as the  symbol of cancer charities.
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In the UK, daffodils are known as 'lent lilies' because they tend to bloom between Ash Wednesday and Easter.
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Once the daffodil in your pot has bloomed, you can expect it to flower for weeks, depending on the type of daffodil you've planted and where you live.
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Narcissus asturiensis have a maximum height of 5–8 centimetres (2.0–3.1 in), while Narcissus tazetta may grow as tall as 80 centimetres (31 in).
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Narcissus became increasingly popular in Europe after the 16th century and by late 19th century, were an important commercial crop in the Netherlands.
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Europeans believed that if a narcissus drooped as you looked at it, it was an omen of death. But because they bloom after  deadly and frosty winters are over, they are seen to represent rebirth and new beginnings.
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While pretty to look at, Narcissus is toxic to your pet, eating the plant can lead to very serious signs of poisoning.

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While you might enjoy planting these beautiful flowers in your garden, you would also have loved reading facts about it. Come let’s check your scores..
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May 25, 2021
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