Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'White Medal') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: RHS 'Fl. 113 mm wide; the petaloid segments becoming narrower in each successive whorl towards the center'
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Hollander & Son and Hogervorst & Son
Year of registration: 2003
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: Petit Four sport
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: 14 to 16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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: Sport of: Petit Four

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 3, 2013 10:01 AM

All white pristine double w/ peony-looking well balanced flower that seems to glow on strong stem.
Sport of 'Petit Four'.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 3, 2013 10:12 PM

White Medal is a well balanced, peony looking double white flower
Elegant, sculpted form.

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