Tazetta Daffodil (Narcissus 'Saint Patrick') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Hybridizer: Charles Smith and Son
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1908
Country of Origin: Channel Islands
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)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: very sweetly scented
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

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 26, 2013 2:11 PM

'Fls 3 per stem; perianth segments soft yellow; corona dark golden yellow. A description according to Daffodils, narcissus, and how to grow them as a hardy plants for cut... 1907 by Arthur Martin Kirby, “Free flowering robust growing, with three large and remarkably striking flowers to a stem. Perianth campanulate, soft yellow; cup rich deep golden colour well flanged at the mouth. Very sweetly scented.”
DaffSeek 12-16-13.
One of a few cultivars so named.

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