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Kentucky Color - White Daffodils?

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By Billy Joe Fudge, Retired District Forester
Kentucky Division of Forestry

I'm not much of a flower man, but I do remember growing up that folks on "The Ridge" called the yellow daffodils that bloomed in early spring, March Lilies.

These white ones that bloomed in mid-April to early May, they called Field Lilies. Now I know, they aren't lilies but that is what my folks, friends and neighbors called them.

I had an island field of about 4 acres with a few of these growing in it. After a few years of tilling, the field was almost completely covered. What a sight that was with the green woods all around a carpet of white. -Billy Joe Fudge

This story was posted on 2011-04-24 05:03:05
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