Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 9 - Poeticus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Green
Red
Description: Flower formed into a double triangle.Pure white petals, disc shaped cup greenish yellow w/ green base, red band at rim.
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1980
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Origin of name: Part of Olympic Series, a horse in 2012 Olympics (see ADS for further info)
Seed parent: Milan
Pollen parent: 'Cantabile'
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)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: coded W - GYR
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: Award of Merit 1996
Parentage: Milan x Cantabile

Common names
  • Poeticus Daffodil
  • Daffodil

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