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Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Grant E. Mitsch
Year of registration: 1975
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Pink Chiffon
Pollen parent: 'Accent'
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: Pink
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
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: Pink Chiffon x Accent
Child plants: 4 child plants

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 19, 2013 10:00 PM

Cultivar used 9 times as seed parent and twice as pollen parent. List of descendants available at
DaffSeek 12-19-13
'Fl. 90 mm wide; perianth and other petaloid segments of equal length, broadly ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, white, somewhat concave either side of midrib, overlapping half or more; the outer whorl spreading; the inner whorl inflexed, sometimes with margins abruptly folded inwards; some short petaloid segments at center strongly inflexed, with margins tightly incurled; corona segments shorter than the center petaloid segments and clustered among them, more loosely arranged between the surrounding whorls, broad, salmon pink, frilled.'

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