Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Mrs. Krelage') in the Daffodils Database

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

Also sold as:
Gracilis

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: All yellow daffodil. Primrose yellow petals, tinge of orange in the cup.
Bloom season: Spring
Hybridizer: W. Backhouse
Year of registration: Registered, pre 1869
Country of Origin: England
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: 18-20"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
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 Sep 7, 2015 7:52 PM

Named for the wife of one of Holland’s greatest bulb-growers — so you know it has to be good — ‘Mrs. Ernst H. Krelage’ was once sold for a whopping $162 per bulb. Lost to American gardeners for years until we reintroduced it in 2011, it’s a sturdy, buxom flower of creamy white and palest lemon. 1 W-W, 18-20”, zones 4a-8a(10bWC),
Compliments of Old House Gardens

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