Tazetta Daffodil (Narcissus 'Falconet') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: Yellow petals, orange cup, multi flowering relative of Paperwhites.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: Multiflowering
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1979
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Matador
Pollen parent: {Narcissus jonquilla}
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Wister Award
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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 12-14 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Musky, Sweetly scented
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: excellent to force
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: RHS AGM
Other: Wister (2007)
Parentage: Matador x N. jonquilla

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September 18, 2013

Most daffodils are easy to force over winter. Let's discuss the best methods, and finish by giving some examples of some favorite cultivars from the various divisions.

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-04-09Forced
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: Spring 2014
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-03-13Forced
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Location: St L Daffodil ShowDate: 2016-04-09Forced for the show.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-03-27Good forcer.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-04-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-03-18Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-03-13Forced
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-11-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 3-19-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-03-14
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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 11, 2011 4:14 PM

Excellent forcer. Bulb can be used outside after forcing. Blooms in mid spring. Musky-sweet scent.
Good for southern gardens.

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Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On November 30, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Planted in same area as Narcissus Geranium. West side of west drive between 2nd & 3rd trees heading south.
flaflwrgrl On July 17, 2015 Obtained plant
Received bulbs from NL.
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