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Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: White flowers 10 to 18 per stem. Short time to bloom.
Bloom season: Fall or Autumn
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Herut Yahel
Year of registration: 1997
Country of Origin: Israel
Seed parent: Paperwhite Grandiflorus
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 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: musky, can be very strong
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Other: Forcing variety anytime
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Paperwhites
  • Tazetta Narcissus
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Photo by TheCreekKid
Photo by TheCreekKid

Date: November 2018
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2015-12-23
Location: Mississippi
Date: November
Translucent - Paperwhites - Narcissus papyraceus
Location: Indoors - Central Valley area, CA
Date: 2012-02-07
Narcissus 'Ziva'
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2016-11-19
Location: Pennsylvania
Date: 2023-01-28
paperwhites blooming indoors in late January
Location: 39.3877665, -77.9249555
Date: 12/23/2022
Location: Virginia
Date: 2022-02-02
First bloom!
Location: My garden border fence Ali’s 
Date: 2018-12-21
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2021-12-27
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-02-15
Location: Indoors - Central Valley area, CA
Date: 2012-02-17
Roots of Narcissus Paperwhite Ziva forced in water gel beads
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-12-14

Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-12-21

Date: 2020-03-18
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-01-26
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2011-11-22
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-02-20

Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-12-21
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-11-29

Date: 2012-11-19
Location: 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: 2012-03-06
Location: My home...Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-01-08
With Poinsettia
Location: zone 8/9 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2012-02-06
Photo by tarev
Location: Cactus and Tropical, Sandy, Utah
Date: 2012-01-04
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-11-02
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-11-26
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-01-20
Location: my garden, front bed
Date: 2014-02-19

Date: 2012-11-10
Location: 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: 2012-03-06
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2021-12-27

Date: 2012-01-30

Date: 2012-01-30
Location: My home, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-01-08
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-01-18
Forcing in water
Location: Indoors - Central Valley area, CA
Date: 2012-02-17
Narcissus Paperwhite Ziva in water gel beads
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-02-07
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-12-17
forcing in water
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-12-16
forced
Location: central Illinois
Date: 12-9-13
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2016-11-19
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-02-07
Location: zone 8/9 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2012-03-04
Location: zone 8/9 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2012-03-04
Location: zone 8/9 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2012-03-09
Location: zone 8/9 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2012-03-09
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-11-19
Photo by tarev
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-11-06

Date: 2012-11-02
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2012-01-25
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-03-06
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-02-19
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2015-10-16
To force

Date: 2012-11-10

Date: 2016-09-15

Date: 2012-11-12

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2016-11-26

Date: 2016-11-26
Photo by tarev
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-02-10
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2011-11-22
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Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 12, 2011 4:21 PM concerning plant:
    Forces well in water or soil. Very early, very easy. Strong musky fragrance. 2 to 3 weeks to bloom.
    More light on them during forcing limits upward growth. Can be started as soon as received (no cold period needed).
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 23, 2016 2:13 PM concerning plant:
    Keep your Zivas short...method to use -
    http://garden.org/ideas/view/o...
Plant Events from our members
jmorth On January 16, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
End of 2nd batch.
Discarded the bulbs.
jmorth From January 2, 2015 to January 16, 2015 Bloomed
1 to 7 alcohol to water mix really worked well. Shorter stature and uniform bloom. Avg ht. from top of bulb to top of flowers was 11 inches. No flopping.
jmorth On December 24, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Started alcohol/water mix to limit vertical growth
jmorth On December 19, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Started 2nd batch in water. To use alcohol tx when roots evident.
jmorth On December 9, 2014 Bloomed
jmorth On November 13, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Started 5 (of 10) in water.
jmorth On September 30, 2014 Obtained plant
from John Scheepers
dragonfetti On March 25, 2015 Deadheaded
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Bloomed
All have bloomed and some have set seeds.
dragonfetti On January 30, 2015 Bloomed
Three are blooming.
dragonfetti On January 14, 2015 Seeds sown
Placed in glass flower jars and glass bowl.
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; 9 bulbs $1.00; will grow indoors; some bulbs already sprouted.
piksihk On December 21, 2018 Bloomed
these planted at border bed along fence
piksihk On November 12, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
Gave 3 to thelma
piksihk On November 1, 2018 Transplanted
Planted 10 to HW border bed/Ali fence
piksihk On October 31, 2018 Obtained plant
20 large bulbs; not raffle raffle from Mary's Garden Patch
paleohunter On October 9, 2022 Potted up
paleohunter On October 22, 2021 Plant emerged
paleohunter On December 6, 2020 Obtained plant
30 bulbs
SuperHappyCamper On November 4, 2021 Obtained plant
Purchased from HD.
Bschmuck On February 2, 2022 Bloomed
Bschmuck On January 10, 2022 Potted up
Planted 1 bulb in 4 inch terracotta pot, succulent mix plus perlite.
Jtanks On June 13, 2021 Obtained plant
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