Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Best Friend') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Orange
Description: Down facing petals are light yellow, bowl shaped cup is deeper in tone than petals and has line of orange at rim
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Clive Postles
Year of registration: 2001
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: see DaffSeek link
Seed parent: sdlg
Pollen parent: 'Citronita'
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: Orange
Yellow
Other: Coded Y - YYO
Flower Time: 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 Citronita

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Location: Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2015, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2015-04-25
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