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can i plant a daffodil bouquet without the bulbs?

my husband bought me home some gorgeous white with purple specked daffodils that are indigenous to our area and i have never seen ones like this before...they smell really fresh too. they do not have a bulb or any type of root system.it is simply the flowers and they are all connected to one large stem and its in water. if i put his into a pot with soil will it sprout roots etc. and stay alive ?
i could swear they were tulips when i seen them, but he said the lady at the shop they are a type of daffodil from this area...the stamens really look so unique and i love the purple specks on the inside i would love ot keep these if i could. any ideas?

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moki1984

Asked by moki1984 at 1:28 PM on May. 8, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • daffodils dont have bulbs. they have seeds that are right under the flower. when they start to wilt the seed pocket will get bigger. you can plant that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • She was just pulling your wee leg. In the land where I live all daffodils belong to the narcissus family and they have bulbs. Why not check out a daffodil nursery online and see if you can order some of those beautiful daffodil bulbs to plant in your yard?
    Blabbermouth

    Answer by Blabbermouth at 1:40 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • Daffodils are BULBS! They are from the Narcissus family and are indigenous to Europe, North Africa, and Asia. Being that you are in Germany - (looked at profile) - you could probably find bulbs to grow the ones that you were given. But you cannot root daffodils in soil from the stem.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 2:50 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • Daffodils grow from bulbs....not seeds.

    Tulips, lillies, Iris's all grow from bulbs too.
    auntietotty

    Answer by auntietotty at 5:39 PM on May. 9, 2010

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