Jonquilla Daffodil (Narcissus 'Shepherd's Hey') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: All yellow flower w/ 2 to 3 flowers per stem. Cup is darker toned.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Rosewarne E.H.S.
Year of registration: 1987 (1st flowering noted 1977)
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Seraglio
Pollen parent: {N. fernandesii}
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
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: Seraglio x N. fernandesii

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 3, 2014 4:15 PM

'Fls 2-3 per stem; perianth segments very broadly ovate in outline, blunt or squarish at apex, brighter and darker in tone than vivid yellow, spreading or a little reflexed, with margins wavy or incurved, deeply overlapping; the inner segments with margins more strongly waved; corona bowl-shaped, ribbed, darker in tone than the perianth.' DaffSeek 1-3-14.

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