Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Silver Surf') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1978
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Origin of name: Part of Brian Duncan's “Hotel Series”. Named for the hotel where there is a beautiful view of the raging Pacific Surf. DaffSeek 1-11-14
Seed parent: Easter Moon
Pollen parent: 'Empress of Ireland'
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: White
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: Easter Moon x Empress of Ireland

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 11, 2014 2:56 PM

'Fl. pure white; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, slightly reflexed, plane, overlapping half; the inner segments a little narrower, less noticeably mucronate, with margins very slightly wavy; corona bowl-shaped, smoothly 6-angled, pinkish white, loosely frilled.'
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