Backhouse Rossie Estate

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Backhouse Rossie Estate, by Collessie, Near Ladybank, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, KY15 7UZ, opens from April until September, from 10am until 4pm. OPEN: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. CLOSED: Tuesday & Saturday (except pre-booked groups). RHS PARTNER DAY: Friday (Proof of membership required). Visitors can admire Backhouse Rossie Estate’s National Collection of Narcissus Backhouse cultivars, which were bred by William Backhouse, and include Narcissus ‘Weardale Perfection’, the first known tetraploid daffodil cultivar, Narcissus ‘Emperor’ and Narcissus ‘Empress’, both early triploid cultivars also bred by William Backhouse.  The extensive daffodil collection at the Backhouse Rossie Estate was by awarded National Collection status by Plant Heritage in 2016, and features over 80 daffodil cultivars bred by William Backhouse as well as newer daffodil hybrids.

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