Daffodil (Narcissus 'Loch Loyal') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Red
Description: DaffSeek (10-6-13) -'Fl. 100 mm wide; perianth segments deep chrome yellow.'
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: John S.B. Lea
Year of registration: 1980
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: Part of Lea's “Favorite Fishing Sites Series”. Named after one of John Lea's favorite fishing sites in Scotland. (DS)
Seed parent: (Vulcan x Achduart)
Pollen parent: sdlg 38/66
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: tall >26"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
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
Preferred depth: shoulders should clear soil line
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Child plants: 3 child plants

Loch Loyal

Photo gallery:
Location: Rosetta- TasmaniaDate: 2 Sept 2012Loch Loyal
By gwhizz
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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 6, 2013 10:11 AM

Used in creating new daffodils 6 times as seed parent, once as pollen parent. List of descendents viewable at
http://daffseek.org/query/Desc... (10-6-13).
May be forced.

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