Daffodil (Narcissus 'Geranium') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Narcissus Accepted
Narcissus Advance Synonym

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: Up to 6 flowers/stem. White petals, cup is shallow bowl-shaped yellowish orange. Seed and pollen fertile, used in the former capacity once.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: RHS Historics List
ADS Historics
Hybridizer: J.B. van der Schoot
Year of registration: pre 1930
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
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: 14"-16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: Musky, Sweet scent
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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: FCC - 1925 and 1922, AM - 1924 and 1920
Parentage: (Poetaz in it's parentage)

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 4, 2014 4:56 PM

Old House Garden description - 'With clustered florets almost twice the size of most poetazes, and sun-proof, juicy orange cups that stay vibrant day after day, this fragrant, multiple award-winner is an absolute knock-out. 8 W-O, 18-20”, zones 5b-8b.'


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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Sep 28, 2013 11:51 PM

I've been growing Narcissus 'Geranium' for many years in my front flowerbed. As you can see from some of my photos, it spreads into a nice big area. The flowers are beautiful and very fragrant with a sweet smell! I always look forward to when they are blooming and have that wonderful fragrance! Charming and delightful! I love this variety!

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