Small-cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Segovia') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: A prolific miniature light yellow (cup) over white (petals) daffodil.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: Miniatures List
Hybridizer: Mrs. Alec (Flomay) Gray
Year of registration: 1962
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: Named for the Gray's favorite town in Spain
Seed parent: Narcissus rupicola subsp. watieri ?
Awards: Award of Garden 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: dwarf
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: 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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 1996 Wister Award 2004
Parentage: N. rupicola subsp. watieri (?) x
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 7, 2013 10:38 PM

.An award winning miniature that is forcible.
Brent and Becky's say Segovia - (3 W-Y) division 3, small cup; pure white, rounded, overlapping petals surround the small, light yellow, flat cup; one of the best blue ribbon winners and prolific miniatures; 5"-6"; midseason.

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