Cyclamineus Daffodil (Narcissus 'The Little Gentleman') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Little Gentleman

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 6 - Cyclamineus
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Dwarf (to 12.8")
Special Classes: ADS Classics
Hybridizer: C.A. Nethercote
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1948
Country of Origin: Australia
Seed parent: N. cyclamineus
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: dwarf (
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Parentage: N. cyclamineus x

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 11, 2013 6:37 AM

'Fl. 66 mm wide, vivid yellow 9A; perianth segments ovate, acute, with slight white mucro, spreading, with margins a little wavy, slightly overlapping; corona cylindrical, smooth or lightly ribbed, slightly darker in tone than the perianth, with mouth expanded and deeply 6-lobed, rim crenate. Dwarf. Mid-season'
‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at www.rhs.org.uk

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