Jonquilla Daffodil (Narcissus 'Chat') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: 1-2 flowers per stem, soft lemon yellow petals, cup opens yellow, goes to white.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1968
Country of Origin: United States
Origin of name: Part of breeder's Bird Series (Yellow breasted Chat - Oregon)
Seed parent: Binkie
Pollen parent: {N. jonquilla}
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
Yellow
Other: may display variation - time changes color.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
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: Binkie x N. jonquilla

Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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