Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: Fall or Autumn
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: unknown
Year of registration: 1961
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Origin of name: Named for its resemblance to White Pearl & Polly's Pearl.
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 9b
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: strong scent
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Child plants: 8 child plants

Common names
  • Tazetta Daffodil
  • Daffodil
  • Autumn flowering daffodil

  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 3, 2013 10:39 PM concerning plant:
    Autumn flowering Classic yellow Tazetta daffodil that is used in breeding programs (3 times as seed parent, 10 times as pollen parent. List of descendants available at DaffSeek (11-3-13).
    Description therefrom -'Fls up to 9 per stem, 35 mm wide; perianth segments ovate, blunt, light greenish yellow, with white mucro, spreading or slightly reflexed, somewhat ribbed, glistening, slightly overlapping; inner segments not noticeably mucronate; corona cup-shaped, irregular in form, lightly ribbed, vivid yellow, mouth slightly wavy and rim entire. Flowering October-November. Strongly scented. Resembles an early-flowered 'Soleil d'Or' of paler coloring.'

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