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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Ivory white petals become lemon-beige yellow, cup is chartreuse yellow
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1966
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Green Island
Pollen parent: 'Chinese White'
Awards: 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: Yellow
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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: PC 1968
Parentage: Green Island x Chinese White

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 27, 2014 10:30 AM

This classic American-bred (California) award-winning (PC 1958) daffodil is a tall all-yellow entry that is both seed and pollen fertile. It has been utilized in breeding programs twice as a seed parent and twice as a pollen parent by other American hybridizers in Iowa and Indiana in the 1970s.

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