Recurvus sentence example
- These pheasant's-eye narcissi, of which there are several well-marked varieties, as radiiflorus, poetarum, recurvus, &c., blossom in succession during April and May, and all do well in the open borders as permanent hardy bulbs.
- N. patellaris has a broad crown and a saffron rim, and blooms late; but the form usually met with early in May is N. recurvus, the Pheasants-eye of cottage gardens.
- N. recurvus has a green eye and a crimsonfringed crown.
- All the forms, especially ornatus and recurvus, naturalise perfectly, and of recent years bulbs have been dug on the Pyrenees by the thousand for naturalisation.