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Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: 2 flowers/stem is the usual. Light apricot yellow petals, dark orange cup
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Hybridizer: Willis H. Wheeler
Year of registration: 1974
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: N. jonquilla
Pollen parent: 'Apricot Distinction'
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 9b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Parentage: N. jonquilla x Apricot Distinction

Common names
  • Jonquilla Daffodil
  • Jonquilla Narcissus
  • Apodanthus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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Being forced
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Date: 2016-04-02
  • Posted by gemini_sage (Winchester, KY - Zone 6a) on Nov 16, 2014 6:21 AM concerning plant:
    Kedron is unique in coloring: the red-orange of the cup bleeds onto the amber-gold petals. Upon opening, depending on weather conditions, the blooms are golden orange with brick red/orange cups, the petals softening to amber gold as they mature. Kedron is also richly fragrant and an excellent landscape perennial.
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Mar 28, 2015 1:02 PM concerning plant:
    'American bred by Willis Wheeler, several vivid orange cups 'bleed' their color into the rich bronzy yellow perfectly formed petals of this lusciously fragrant flower; 12" to 15"; mid spring.'
    Description thanks to Brent and Becky's Bulbs.
Plant Events from our members
jmorth On April 2, 2016 Bloomed
jmorth On March 13, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Moved out of cold period, placed under fluorescent lights in cool basement.
jmorth On December 7, 2015 Obtained plant
From Brent and Becky's half price end of season sale. To force.
jmorth From December 7, 2015 to March 13, 2016 Potted up
Cold period to begin. These daffs went into a tote placed in the covered stairwell.
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