Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'John Evelyn') 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): Orange
Description: Wide white petals, shallow broad cup is apricot orange, w/ rim bit darker tone. Fertile.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: William F.M. Copeland
Year of registration: Registered, pre 1920
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Tunis
Pollen parent: 'Therapia'
Awards: Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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)
Plant Height: 16 to 18"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early 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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: FCC - 1924, AM 1921 & 1920
Parentage: Tunis x Therapia
Child plants: 18 child plants


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Date: 2015-04-04
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Sep 5, 2015 4:46 PM

From the creator of the great Copeland family trio — ‘Irene’, ‘Mary’, and ‘Mrs. William’ — comes this rare flower with round, creamy white petals and a wonderfully ruffled cup of apricot-gold maturing to lemon. (Read the family’s story here.) Its name honors the great 17th-century diarist and author of books about everything from trees (his famous Sylva) to “sallets.” 2 W-O, early blooming, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC),
Compliments of Old House Gardens

Cultivar is fertile and has produced a significant number of descendants; as seed parent 36, as pollen parent 14 (at least 38 named daffodils, the remainder seedlings (often utilized in further crosses).

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