Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Narcissus jonquilla L. var. flore pleno 'Flore pleno'

See Narcissus jonquilla L. for a description of the single form.  'Flore pleno' is a double-flowered form.  [RHSD].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

'Flore pleno' was introduced to Britain from Spain in 1596.  [JD].

History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues [B.342/1843].  Probably the plant received per ‘Sovereign’ February 1831 under the name of Double Jonquil.  [MP A2948].


Published May 19, 2009 - 04:42 PM | Last updated Jul 16, 2012 - 05:05 PM

The photograph shows 2 double narcissi with bright yellow flowers.

Narcissus jonquilla L. 'Flore pleno' | Edmund Blake garden, Camden Park | Photograph Colin Mills


Family Amaryllidaceae
Region of origin


Common Name

Queen Ann’s jonquil, Double jonquil

Name in the Camden Park Record

Narcissus Jonquilla fl. pl. 


Confidence level high