Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Creag Dubh') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Orange
Color: Corona (Cups): Red
Description: Light orange petals and a deep red cup. Seed and pollen fertile, used 7 times in the former capacity and 8 times in the latter.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: John S.B. Lea
Year of registration: 1978
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: sdlg
Pollen parent: 'Vulcan'
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
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
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: sdlg x Vulcan
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 6, 2015 10:21 AM

Creag Dubh was bred by England's John S B Lea in 1978. It's both seed and pollen fertile, used in the former capacity 7 times and 8 times in the latter capacity, The 15 crosses have resulted in 14 named cultivars from England, New Zealand, Australia and the United States from 1999 to 2014.

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