Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Carrigeen') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Carncairn Daffodils
Year of registration: 1967
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Sdlg
Pollen parent: 'Fairy Tale'
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: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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: sdlg x Fairy Tale

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Mar 11, 2015 2:01 PM

This must be one of the smallest-flowered daffodils ever, measuring but 11 mm across. The white petals are tinged green and the long cup-shaped corona is white. A mid-spring bloomer from Carncairn Daffodils of Ireland (1967).

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