Cyclamineus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Beryl') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Orange
Description: Recurved petals mature to creamy white while small corona turns from a red to orange/yellow gold. Slight downward tilt to flower.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Hybridizer: P.D. Williams
Year of registration: Yes. 1st flowering noted as pre-1907
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Chaucer
Pollen parent: N. cyclamineus
Awards: Award of Merit
Links: DaffSeek - Daffodil Database
RHS - Daffodil Register

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 8 to 12"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
White
Yellow
Other: (W - YYO)
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
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: Other: Award of Merit 3 times (1927, 1934, 1036)
Parentage: Chaucer x N. cyclamineus
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Apr 12, 2017 11:53 AM

Old House Garden's comment:
'BERYL, 1907
In daffodil shows across the country, this graceful little shooting star wins more ribbons for Best Historic Daffodil than any other. Its up-swept petals mature from almost-buff to white, while its dainty golden cup is kissed with orange. In the 1930s, garden diva Louise Beebe Wilder praised it as “neat and charming.” 6 W-YYO, 12-14”, zones 5b-8a.'

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Aug 31, 2015 6:00 PM

Description from Brent and Becky's -
Beryl - (6 W-YY0) 'gracefully recurved straw-colored petals mature to creamy white while the tiny cup turns from red to orange/gold; resembles a lovely butterfly; 8"-12"; 1907; early-mid spring.'
Forcible.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Ordered Bulbs for fall already just now at Brent and Beckies by Newyorkrita Oct 29, 2013 8:55 PM 26

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