Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Unsurpassable') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Narcissus
Give a thumbs up Daffodil

Also sold as:
Insurpassable
Hortulanus Witte

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: VE - Very Early Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: G. Lubbe & Son
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1923
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: tall
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AM(p) 1975; FCC Haarlem 1926; AM Haarlem 1923
Child plants: 2 child plants

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 2, 2013 2:43 PM

'Fl. 108 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, brilliant greenish yellow 6B, inflexed, with margins strongly recurved, overlapping a quarter; corona cylindrical, smooth, vivid yellow 14B, with mouth expanded and frilled, rim widely flanged, deeply notched and crenate'. The Royal Horticultural Society Database available at www.rhs.org.uk
Seed parent to 'Dominator', pollen parent to 'Rambler' and 'Veryan'.

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