Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 11b - Split-Cupped Papillon
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: RHS - 'corona split, the six segments half to three-quarters the length of the perianth segments and alternate to them, ovate or oblong, deeply bi-lobed, buttercup yellow, with flecks of orange at apex and with patches of white at margins...'
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: W.F. Leenen
Year of registration: 1977 registered (1966 - year of first flowering)
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: 'Nippon' hybrid
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Other: sunburst type split corona
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Late winter or early 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

Common names
  • Daffodil
  • Split-Cupped Papillon Daffodil

  • Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on May 21, 2013 10:33 PM concerning plant:
    The orange and lemon ruffled centers of these blooms always draw comments. The outward-facing blooms are easy to appreciate, even from a distance.

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