Two to One

Sometimes flowers merge.

This is especially true for the cutest daffodil in the world, Tete a Tete.

It tends to grow two flowers to a stem.

Sometimes the two get smashed together.

Sometimes they fuse together.

Occasionally they join into a Siamese-twin type of flower.

These are at first noticeable due to their extra petals and larger cup/corolla.

If you look closely, you will notice two pistils, the female part , in the center.

Also double the number of stamens(male parts) surrounding them.

If you cut these blooms open, you will see there are still two separate ovules in the double-sized ovary.

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The Cutest Daffodils in the World

I have many daffodils.

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Tall and short, yellow and white, white and white, orange and white and even some doubles.

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I love them all, but one type always stands out the most and shines the brightest.

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Even though it is the tiniest.

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I love it that there are clusters of them all over my gardens.

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My parents gave me a pot of them blooming one spring over two decades ago.

I have been dividing them and sharing them for over twenty years.

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They are like little spots of sunshine.

Tete a Tete is the cutest daffodil in the world.

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It is a miniature Narcissus. Its name comes from the fact that many stems have two flowers.

They look like they are having a little chat.

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I would like to mention the unusual vase that belonged to a dear friend Beth.

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It has a eight-parted,  fluted, clear glass vase and a silver stand decorated with roses.

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She would love to know that I have shared it on my blog.

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