Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: 4 to 6 flowers/stem w/ white petals andan orange shallow bowl shaped cup.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: Percival D. Williams
Year of registration: pre 1930
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: 'Gloriosus' hybrid
Awards: Award of Merit
Forcing Award
Early Forcing Award
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)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: easy to force
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: FCC in 1947 & 1977; AM in 1946 & 1975; 2 forcing awards in 1939
Parentage: Gloriosus x
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Tazetta Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2015-04-26
Long-lasting in my garden.
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-14
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-01-01
Location: Wallington Hall, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2015-02-24
Location: Wallington Hall, Northumberland UK
Date: 2015-02-24
In the glasshouse
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-02-13
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2015-04-22
Location: Real Jardín Botanico de Madrid
Date: 2018-04-08
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Date: 2017-10-25
to force
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-02-19

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Location: Wallington Hall, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2015-03-27
Location: Madrid, Spain
photo by: Cillas

Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

photo credit: Cillas
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Mar 7, 2015 2:00 PM concerning plant:
    A pre -1930 Heirloom with pristine white petals, reddish orange cups and a fabulous fragrance; excellent perennial and forces with minimal cooling; early-mid spring; 14 to 16" Excellent perennializers with a musky, sweet fragrance; good for Southern gardens, forcing and bedding;
    Description courtesy of Brent and Becky's Bulbs.
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