Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'Taslea') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Hybridizer: Harold G. Cross
Year of registration: 1986
Country of Origin: Australia
Origin of name: Part of Harold Cross' “Tas Series”.
Seed parent: Tropic Isle
Pollen parent: ('Precedent' x Jackson sdlg 192/69)
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: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
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
Parentage: Tropic Isle x (Precedent x seedling )

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 4, 2013 4:13 PM

'Perianth and other petaloid segments broadly ovate, blunt, creamy white, with paler mucro, a little inflexed, overlapping half; the outer whorls of about the same length and width; some shorter and narrower segments at center strongly inflexed, with margins folded inwards; corona segments half as long as the outer whorls and loosely arranged between them, more tightly clustered among the segments at center, broad, amber pink, with a darker tone at rim, frilled.' DaffSeek 12-4-13.

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