Good News: Daffodils Are The Worst





Daffodils are cheerful symbols of spring… and also cold blooded killers. But it turns out, the poison in these plants may actually be helpful to us humans! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Do daffodils kill other flowers in vases?


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Color Changing Carnation Flowers


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Mixing Daffodils with other cut-flowers


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