Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Silken Sails') 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
Orange
Description: Small cupped white daffodil; cup has yellow at rim.
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1964
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Green Island
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Other: W - WWY
Flower Time: Spring
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: Green Island x Chinese White
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 9, 2014 11:31 AM

May be forced.
Both seed (used 16 times) and pollen (used 3 times) fertile.

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