Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: Seed fertile double daffodil
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Jim A. O'More
Year of registration: 1980
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Seed parent: sdlg
Pollen parent: sdlg
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
White
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: (Mary Copeland x Ivo Fell) x (Vasey x Rose Queen)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Double Daffodil
  • Daffodil

Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 22, 2015 10:57 PM concerning plant:
    This seed and pollen fertile, late, double daffodil from 1980 has been utilized in ongoing breeding programs in New Zealand from 1995 to 2012. Blossom has been used 8 times as a seed parent and twice as a pollen parent.

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