Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Arctic Gold') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: All yellow trumpet
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: J. Lionel Richardson
Year of registration: Registered (1st flowering noted in 1951)
Country of Origin: Ireland
Seed parent: Goldcourt
Pollen parent: Kingscourt
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
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: FCC twice (1971 and 1960); AM twice (1963 and 1959); AGM in 1993
Parentage: Goldcourt x Kingscourt
Child plants: 36 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 30, 2014 1:55 AM

A very prolific breeding partner, as evidenced by the 56 times it was used as a seed parent and 38 times it was used as a pollen parent.
ADS provides a listing of descendants at their DaffSeek site.

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