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Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Red
Description: see comments below
Hybridizer: Helen K. (Nell) Richardson
Year of registration: 1978
Country of Origin: Ireland
Seed parent: Falaise
Pollen parent: 'Heath Fire'
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
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Parentage: Falaise x Heath Fire

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 17, 2013 5:14 PM

'Fl. 95 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments yellow; the outer whorl broadly ovate, blunt or truncate, with white mucro, spreading, smooth; the second whorl almost as long and broad, inflexed, creased; the center whorls successively shorter and narrower, with margins folded inwards; corona segments shorter than the second and center whorls of petaloid segments and lying between them, red, with streaks of yellow at the margins at base, frilled.'
DaffSeek 12-17-13.

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