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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: Mrs. J. (Barbara) Abel Smith
Year of registration: 1972
Country of Origin: England
Origin of name: Believed to be named after Egypt's boy king, King Tut.
Seed parent: Ave
Pollen parent: 'Empress of Ireland'
Awards: Award of Merit
Preliminary Commendation
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: Other: color coded W - GWW
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: 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: Ave x Empress of Ireland

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 21, 2013 1:39 PM

'Fl. forming a double triangle, 126 mm wide, greenish white; perianth segments very broad in outline, blunt or rounded at apex, variably mucronate, spreading, plane, overlapping half; the inner segments narrower, a little inflexed, somewhat twisted or with margins wavy, angular at shoulder; corona ribbed, with brilliant yellow-green at base, mouth expanded and wavy, rim shallowly rolled and more or less entire.'
DaffSeek 12-21-13.

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