Poeticus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Dante') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 9 - Poeticus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Red
Description: White petals, yellow cup w/ red rim. Pollen fertile, used twice.
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: Rev. G.H. Engleheart
Year of registration: pre 1896
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Ornatus
Pollen parent: {N. radiiflorus} var. {poetarum}
Awards: First Class Certificate
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
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
White
Yellow
Other: coded W - YYR
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: FCC 1966
Parentage: Ornatus x N. radiiflorus var. poetarum
Child plants: one child plant

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