Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Silent Grace') 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
Red
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Tom Bloomer
Year of registration: 1964
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Origin of name: From Tom Bloomer's Silent Series.
Seed parent: Corofin
Pollen parent: 'Hamzali'
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
White
Yellow
Other: W - YYR
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: Corofin x Hamzali

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 8, 2014 12:17 PM

'A description according to Rathowen daffodils 1973 catalog: “this is a most attractive flower with very braod and smooth pure white petals of lovely substance and waxy texture, which are slightly incurving. The expanding crown has a deep bright red band of great contrasting colour.”
DaffSeek 1-8-14.

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