Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'Santa Claus') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Bloom season: VL - Very Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Intermediates List
Hybridizer: Guy L. Wilson
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1950
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Cushendall seedling
Pollen parent: 'Smyrna'
Awards: Award of Merit
First Class Certificate
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: Strongly scented
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: 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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AM Haarlem 1964; FCC(e) 1958; AM(e) 1950
Parentage: Cushendall seedling x Smyrna

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 28, 2013 5:21 PM

'Fl. rounded, 75 mm wide, pure white; perianth and other petaloid segments in several whorls, very broad in outline, rounded and truncate at apex, overlapping two-thirds; the outer whorls spreading or a little inflexed; the inner whorls successively slightly shorter and more strongly inflexed, often folded at midrib; a few segments at center convoluted and strongly inflexed; corona segments minute Strongly scented.'
DaffSeek 12-28-13.

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