Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Silver Crystal') 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): White
Green
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1983
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Cool Crystal
Pollen parent: 'Monksilver'
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: color coded W - GWW
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: Cool Crystal x Monksilver

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 10, 2014 12:55 PM

'Fl. pure white; perianth segments broadly or very broadly ovate in outline, blunt or rounded at apex, fairly prominently mucronate, spreading, slightly concave, very smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, truncate, with margins wavy and folded inwards from midrib; corona shallow bowl-shaped, ribbed, with moss green at base, a little frilled.'
DaffSeek 1-10-14.
Cultivar is pollen fertile.

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