Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'San Sebastian') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Red
Description: see comments below
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: J.M. de Navarro
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1949
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Richardson seedling (Trevisky x Porthilly)
Pollen parent: 'Gibraltar'
Awards: Award of Merit
Preliminary Commendation
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
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
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: AM(e) 1970; PC(e) 1958
Parentage: (Trevisky x Porthilly) x Gibraltar

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 28, 2013 2:41 PM

'Fl. 86 mm wide; perianth segments very broad, rounded at apex, slightly mucronate, brilliant yellow spreading, plane or very slightly concave, overlapping half or more; the inner segments narrower, roundish, not noticeably mucronate, with margins nicked or creased at shoulder; corona cup-shaped, orange-red, regularly and tightly frilled.'
DaffSeek 12-28-13.

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