Poeticus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Sir Walter Scott') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 9 - Poeticus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Corona broad disc-shaped
Hybridizer: G.H.Engleheart
Year of registration: Yes. 1st flowering noted pre 1897.
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: author of Ivanhoe
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
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

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on May 29, 2013 7:26 PM

Two entries for Sir Walter Scott in the International Daffodil Register & Classified List compiled by the RHS. Second entry is a registered division 8 Tazetta daffodil w/ white petals and yellow cup w/ a 1st flowering date of pre-1881. There is also a 'Walter Scott' division 3 small cup entry.

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