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 They can flop a little so make sure the sides of the bowl will hold them or after one week drain the water and add a slosh of vodka with more water (1 part booze to 7 parts water is ideal). This will stunt the height yet they still flower happily – but are shorter!! If there’s no vodka in the house try gin, whisky or even tequilla!  We have been growing them constantly since November – the scent fills the house and Soanes showroom.      
 Paperwhites also work wonderfully planted in soil in a pot either inside or out.  Plant 2.5cm apart just below the soil. Clever Charlie McCormick planted these 2 months ago outside in Dorset. Here they are now flowering months before other narcissi. ( Hm...which fork is Ben's?)
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