Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Violetta') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1975
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: ‘Roseworthy’
Pollen parent: 'Minerva'
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
Flower Color: Other: color coded W - GPP
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: Roseworthy x Minerva
Child plants: 3 child plants

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 30, 2013 2:33 AM

Description thanks to ‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at - 'Perianth segments broadly ovate, slightly mucronate, glistening white, spreading or a little inflexed, plane or a little concave, with margins very slightly incurling at apex, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate; corona funnel-shaped, loosely ribbed, vivid pink, tinted violet, with mouth a little frilled, rim notched and crenate. Mid-season. 2n=28'.

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