Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Empress of Ireland') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Flower form is a double triangle, all white and quite impressive. Often used in breeding.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Guy L. Wilson
Year of registration: pre 1952
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Guardian
Pollen parent: Kanchenjunga
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
Preliminary Commendation
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: could 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: Other: PC 1952, AM in 1956 & 1970, FCC 1971
Parentage: Guardian x Kanchenjunga
Child plants: 73 child plants

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-05-05Daffodil show
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