Daffodil (Narcissus 'Malvern City') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Daffodil

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Yellow ruffled cup fronts starred yellow petals.
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: C.W. Pierson
Year of registration: Yes. First flowering pre 1951
Country of Origin: New Zealand
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
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Child plants: 10 child plants

photo by: Cillas

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 6, 2013 8:43 PM

Used in breeding new daffodils, both seed and pollen fertile. Used 16 times as seed parent, 13 times as pollen parent. A full list of descendants is available from DaffSeek (10-6-13) at http://daffseek.org/query/Desc...

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