Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Henry Irving') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Daffodil

Also sold as:
Sir Henry Irving
Irving
Spurius Henry Irving

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: All yellow trumpet daffodil. Fertile.
Bloom season: VE - Very Early Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: unknown
Year of registration: pre 1885
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: First Class Certificate
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)
Plant Height: 15 - 16"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early 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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: FCC 1885
Parentage: Selection of: N. hispanicus subsp. hispanicus var. spurius
Child plants: one child plant

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Sep 4, 2015 11:15 PM

Every spring in the quaint old parterre garden at Keukenhof, Holland’s wonderland of bulbs, this charming antique trumpet launches the show. And who was Henry Irving? Visit www.theirvingsociety.org.uk to learn more about the Victorian actor who still has a fan club 100 years after his death. 1 Y-Y, 15-16”, zones 4-8aS/10WC,
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