Daffodil (Narcissus 'Queen of Spain') in the Daffodils Database

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

Also sold as:
Villa Cha

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 5 - Triandrus
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Yellow 'Fls often 2 per stem. 2n=20,21' RHS
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Hybridizer: Peter Barr
Year of registration: Yes. pre 1888 (year of 1st flowering)
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: dwarf (
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Preferred depth: shoulders should clear soil line
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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Posted by bonitin (Ghent, Belgium - Zone 8a) on Apr 2, 2012 12:42 AM

Introduced before 1888. Division 5. Selection made by Peter Barr from wild material, collected in Spain, from Narcissus x taitii, former known as Narcissus x johnsonii.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 7, 2013 10:18 AM

'Fls often 2 per stem; petals reflexed, sulfur colored. This daffodil is a N. x taitii selection, formerly N. x johnstonii; Selection was made by Peter Barr (1888) from wild-collected material from Spain. Name cannot be applied with certainty to any one of several clones of N. x taitii (formerly known as N. x johnstonii). - comment from DaffSeek (10-7-13)
The International Daffodil Register & Classified List notes 'name that cannot now be applied with any certainty to any one of several clones of {N.x johnstonii}'. www.rhs.org.uk

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