Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 11a - Split-Cupped Collar
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: Cup (has an orangish cast) split to base. appears laid back on top of white petals.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1984
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Phantom
Pollen parent: ('Pink Frost' x 'Accent')
Awards: Award of Garden Merit
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: AGM 2003
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)
Parentage: Phantom x (Pink Frost x Accent)
Child plants: one child plant

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Split Cupped Collar Daffodil
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
  • Posted by Dodecatheon3 (Northwest Arkansas - Zone 6b) on Apr 13, 2019 11:26 AM concerning plant:
    Shrike's corona is yellow upon opening and matures through yellow orange into a beautiful coral pink over a couple days.
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 6, 2014 2:38 PM concerning plant:
    Laid back split cup.

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