Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1986
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Seed parent: Irish Rover
Pollen parent: ('Mahmoud' x ['Bravura' x 'Glenwherry'])
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
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: Irish Rover x sdlg
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Small Cupped Daffodil
  • Daffodil

  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 16, 2013 4:30 PM concerning plant:
    'Fl. 110 mm wide; perianth segments very broad in outline, rounded at apex and a little truncate, slightly mucronate, pure white, spreading, glistening, overlapping half; the inner segments ovate, angular at shoulder, a little inflexed, with margins minutely incurled; corona bowl-shaped, narrow, closely ribbed, rich orange, with a band of rich yellow at rim, mouth with six deeply overlapping lobes, lightly frilled. Resembles 'Leonora' but with a wider perianth of purer white.' DaffSeek 12-16-13.
    Pollen parent to 'Chehalem' and 'Salishan'.

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