Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Trousseau') 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): Yellow
Description: see comments below
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: Registered/flowering pre 1934
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Brodie 1W-W seedling
Pollen parent: 'Tunis'
Awards: 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)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
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: sdlg x Tunis
Child plants: 13 child plants

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 19, 2013 11:16 PM

This multiple award winning daffodil has been utilized in breeding programs a lot. Used as seed parent 23 times and as pollen parent 20 times. A listing of descendants is available at - http://daffseek.org/query/Desc...
DaffSeek 12-19-13
'Fl. 120 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, fairly prominently mucronate, milk white, spreading, plane, somewhat creased, overlapping one-third; the inner segments a little inflexed; corona funnel-shaped, lightly ribbed, opening soft yellow, becoming rich buff rosy cream, with the flanged rim notched and crenate.'

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