Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Warspite') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Orange
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Mrs R.O. Backhouse
Year of registration: Registered/pre 1921
Country of Origin: England
Awards: Award of Merit
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
White
Yellow
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

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 4, 2013 1:43 PM

'Perianth segments very broad, pure white, with broad midrib showing, overlapping half; the inner segments more nearly ovate, square-shouldered at base; corona disc-shaped, orange-yellow, with a broad band of strong orange at rim, mouth ribbed and widely expanded, split in places and overlapping, frilled.' DaffSeek 11-4-12

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