Large-Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Misty Glen') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Pure white satin smooth petals & white goblet shaped cup w/ some green in base.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Frederick E. Board
Year of registration: Registered (flowering pre 1976)
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Easter Moon
Pollen parent: Pigeon
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 16 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: (W - GWW) green base cup
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Wister 2010, AGM 1995, AM 1982
Parentage: Easter Moon x Pigeon
Child plants: 20 child plants


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on May 30, 2013 10:10 PM

‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at description - 'Fl. 85 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate in outline, rounded at apex and slightly mucronate, spreading, sometimes creased, overlapping half; the inner segments angled at shoulder, a little inflexed, with margins wavy; corona long cup-shaped, bluish white, with green prominent at base, mouth straight, loosely frilled. '
Multiple award winner.
Same cross presented 'Glenside'.
Both Seed and Pollen fertile (used 26 times as seed parent and 19 times as pollen parent).
Highly esteemed.

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aspenhill On October 28, 2017 Obtained plant
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jmorth On April 26, 2015 Bloomed
Moved upstairs yesterday. First of 2 large pots.
jmorth On April 18, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Out of the darkness, into the light.
jmorth On December 25, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Moved into cold period status.
jmorth On December 12, 2014 Potted up
Start rooting period.
jmorth On December 4, 2014 Obtained plant
25. From Brent and Becky's half off end of season sale. To force.
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