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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: Rounded all white flower w/ somewhat reflexed petals and a bowl shaped cup that opens white, mat6ures to yellowish white w/ greenish gray in tube. Seed (1 time) and pollen (2 times) fertile.
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Hybridizer: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 1988
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Seed parent: Verona
Pollen parent: 'Monksilver'
Awards: Award of Merit
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
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AM(e) 1996
Parentage: Verona x Monksilver
Child plants: 2 child plants


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Location: Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2015, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2015-04-25
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 13, 2014 1:37 PM

An all white small cupped daffodil from Northern Ireland registered in 1988 by Rathowen Daffodils and bred by that master breeder, Brian Duncan. Cultivar is both seed and pollen fertile. Used in the former role one time, the latter, twice.

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