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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Variable
Special Classes: Intermediates List
Hybridizer: Brent C. Heath
Year of registration: 2003
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Meeting
Pollen parent: N. jonquilla
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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10 to 14"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
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
Parentage: Meeting x N. jonquilla

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 3, 2013 5:42 PM

RHS description at www.rhs.org.uk -
'Fls 3 per stem, 75 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments in 2-3 whorls, broadly ovate, blunt, prominently mucronate, vivid yellow 9A, overlapping one-third to a half; the outer whorl spreading or a little inflexed, plane; the inner whorls more strongly inflexed, with margins incurved; corona segments about half the length of the petaloid segments, clustered at centre, yellow-orange (17B).'
RHS has it listed in the standard range (over 12.8") but Brent and Becky's list it as more of a dwarf at 10 to 14". Brent is the hybridizer.

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