Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Shantallow') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
White
Green
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Guy L. Wilson
Year of registration: 1956
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Tryst
Pollen parent: 'Chinese White'
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: Other: W - GWY
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
Parentage: Tryst x Chinese White
Child plants: 2 child plants

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 3, 2014 10:42 AM

'Fl. rounded; perianth segments very broad in outline, squarish at apex and shallowly truncate, mucronate, pure white, a little reflexed, overlapping half or more; the inner segments rounded at apex, more nearly spreading, with margins wavy; corona bowl-shaped, ribbed, usually opening moss green, quickly becoming whitish, with green at base and faint greenish lemon at rim.'
DaffSeek 1-3-14

Seed and pollen fertile; used 3 times for the former, 5 times, the latter.

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