Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: A.P. van den Berg-Hytuna
Year of registration: 1984
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: Ice Follies sport
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 26.5 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Parentage: Sport of: Ice Follies

Common names
  • Double Daffodil
  • Double Narcissus
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2023-04-08
Location: Twisp
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2024-03-20

Date: April 5
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-03-03
Just starting to bloom
Location: my Zone 8a garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2024-02-26
Note that only one blossom is a double, although this is supposed
Uploaded by Henhouse
Location: my front yard
Date: 2022-04-24
Location: My garden
Date: March 2016
Location: my front yard
Date: 2022-04-24
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2024-04-14
N Ice King
Location: critter's yarden
Date: 2012-03-17
Like 'Ice Follies', these blooms age to white/white
Location: My garden
Date: 2017-03-10
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-05-20
Uploaded by gemini_sage

Date: 2004-04-17
Uploaded by Cem9165
Location: Madrid, Spain
photo by: Cillas
Location: Madrid, Spain
photo by: Cillas

Date: 2005-04-24
Uploaded by Cem9165
Uploaded by pinkiris
Uploaded by gemini_sage
Uploaded by Cem9165
  • Posted by frahnzone5 (bensenville, il (chicagoland area) - Zone 5a) on Apr 7, 2020 8:19 AM concerning plant:
    Unlike many double daffodils, Ice King generally remains upright and does not splay because of weight of bloom. It also has a slight fragrance. Good naturalizer, highly recommend.
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 6, 2013 7:20 AM concerning plant:
    RHS description -'Perianth and other petaloid segments ivory white; the outer whorl broadly ovate, blunt or truncate, slightly mucronate, spreading or a little reflexed, overlapping one-third; the inner whorls shorter than the corona and clustered within it, of irregular shape, frilled and crumpled; corona deeply and irregularly split, spreading to half as long as the outer whorl of petaloid segments, sulphur yellow, with a broad band of white at rim, frilled, rim notched and minutely crenate. '
    ‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at
    Sport of Ice Follies.
Plant Events from our members
dnrevel On April 12, 2022 Bloomed
Later spring, about 2-3 weeks late.
dnrevel On April 3, 2021 Bloomed
Beautiful new blooms, stockier stems than Ice Follies.
dnrevel On March 12, 2021 Plant emerged
New shoots showing for first year bulbs.
dnrevel On October 31, 2020 Seeds sown
Bulbs planted in south backyard garden (near barberry). Bulbs obtained from local flower farm, Muddy Acres. Also planted more in east facing front yard garden by porch.
AtaMaj On November 2, 2020 Obtained plant
planted 10 bulbs
SuperHappyCamper On September 13, 2022 Obtained plant
Purchased from Lowe's.
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