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Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Red
Description: Pure white petals, shallow bright red cup w/ orange base. Seed (twice) and pollen (6 times) fertile.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: William Jackson, Jr.
Year of registration: 1979
Country of Origin: Australia
Seed parent: Signal Light
Pollen parent: 'Redlands' x ('Magherally' x 'Kai')
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: Orange
Red
White
Other: coded W - ORR
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
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
Parentage: Signal Light x [Redlands x (Magherally x Kai)]
Child plants: 5 child plants

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