Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Yum-Yum') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Hybridizer: David Jackson
Year of registration: 1986
Country of Origin: Australia
Seed parent: Sea Dream
Pollen parent: 'Josiana'
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: White
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 30, 2013 12:11 PM

Used in breeding programs, once as seed parent, twice as pollen parent. List of descendants available from DaffSeek at http://daffseek.org/query/Desc...
(10-30-13).
DaffSeek description - 'Fl. rounded; perianth segments very broad in outline, rounded or squarish at apex, slightly mucronate, greenish white spreading, plane, overlapping two-thirds; the inner segments more usually rounded at apex, not noticeably mucronate, a little creased and with midrib showing; corona bowl-shaped, small, slightly creamier in tone than the perianth, with very pale yellow at rim, frilled.'

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