Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: 'Perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt or very slightly truncate, with whitish mucro, yellow, with white at base, spreading, plane, overlapping half; the inner segments with margins wavy; corona cylindrical, smooth, becoming white'. DaffSeek
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1988
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: (Playboy x Daydream)
Pollen parent: 'Chiloquin'
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 8b
Plant Height: 12 to 26"
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Daffodil color or division may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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

Common names
  • Large Cupped Daffodil
  • Daffodil

Photo Gallery
Location: Claremont Daffodil  Show -Tasmania
Date: 14-9-13
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Sep 21, 2013 10:31 AM concerning plant:
    Bred by Grant Mitsch in Oregon (1988). Unique coloration (blending of white over yellow). May be forced then transplanted into garden. Resembles a larger 'Chiloquin' with a slightly shorter corona.
    Seed and pollen fertile; used as pollen parent once (Frost on Gold) by another Oregon breeder.(SJ Vinisky).
    Said to resemble a larger 'Chiloquin' with a slightly shorter corona.

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