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Common names:
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Also sold as:
Snowsprite

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: L - Late Spring
Hybridizer: Barr & Sons
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1913
Country of Origin: England
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
Fragrant
Other: scented
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AM Haarlem 1926

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 18, 2014 1:22 PM

'Fl. rounded, 76 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments white; the outer whorl very broad in outline, rounded and sometimes truncate at apex, slightly mucronate, snow white, spreading, with margins a little wavy, overlapping half; the inner segments somewhat inflexed; segments at centre shorter, inflexed; corona segments very short, interspersed among the centre petaloid segments, pale primrose yellow. Late. Scented.'
‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at www.rhs.org.uk

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