Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Early bloom, all ivory white trumpet 5 inches across, an increaser in the garden.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: RHS Historics List
Hybridizer: Rev. G.H. Engleheart
Year of registration: pre 1923
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Seed parent: White Knight
Pollen parent: Engleheart sdlg
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: 14 to 16 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early 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: Other: Award of Merit (4 times), First Class Certificate (twice)
Parentage: White Knight x sdlg
Child plants: 39 child plants

Common names
  • Trumpet Daffodil
  • Trumpet Narcissus
  • Daffodil

  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Apr 3, 2014 1:07 AM concerning plant:
    A most commanding presence, this is a seriously classical all pure white trumpet heirloom from the good Rev.Englehart in 1923 (in his 70's), from England. OHG continues to make this cultivar available. They note the praise heaped upon it by the great daffodil bredder Guy Wilson, "a flower of arresting beauty and outstanding purity".
    I was able to force it with relative ease, and the result surpassed my expectations exceedingly. A very impressive cultivar. I plan to transplant it into the garden this fall for bloom in subsequent years.

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