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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: Fl. 89 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, rounded at apex, mucronate, white, with vivid yellow 9A at base, spreading, plane or a little concave, smooth, with broad midrib showing, overlapping half; the inner segments slightly inflexed and somewhat
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: J.W.A. Lefeber
Year of registration: pre 1945
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Origin of name: J W A Lefeber
Awards: Award of Merit
Forcing Award
First Class Certificate
Wister Award
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 14 to 16" plus
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
White
Yellow
Other: orange cup/wh-yel petal
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Child plants: one child plant

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The All Things Plants Top 25 DaffodilsThe All Things Plants Top 25 Daffodils
By dave on September 10, 2014

Which daffodils should you grow? With more than 26,000 cultivars to choose from, it seems a daunting task. Let us help you by showcasing the most popular daffodils in the ATP database!

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2020-04-02
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2019-03-30Barrett Browning Daffodils 005
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 4-19-13Forced
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2017-05-07
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Location: IllinoisDate: 2011-04-23Barrett Browning
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Location: Sun Zone 6Date: 2011-05-01Intense orange flat cup.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-19Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-26
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-09-05outside
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-11-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-19Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-25
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Location: Canoga Park, CaliforniaDate: 2012-02-10
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-12Forced
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Location: St Louis Daffodil Show (Mobot)Date: 2018-03-311st place single stem  (div. 3)
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Apr 19, 2013 1:20 PM

So bright it would glow in the night. An oft awarded perennializer w/ brilliant white petals behind an orange-red cup that is surrounded by a ring of yellow at its base. May be forced over winter for an early preview of spring.
A small cup division 3 daffodil, cup bit larger than general perception of most cultivars in this division.
Been around since 1945.

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Posted by gemini_sage (Winchester, KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 23, 2014 5:05 AM

A strong grower with upright blooms and excellent increase. Among the first of this color to open, and very long lasting both in the garden and in the vase.

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