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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Orange
Description: see comments below
Hybridizer: Harold G. Cross
Year of registration: 1985
Country of Origin: Australia
Seed parent: Northern Light
Pollen parent: 'Acropolis'
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
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: Northern Light x Acropolis

Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 1, 2013 5:30 PM

Described by DaffSeek thusly - 'Perianth and other petaloid segments in four whorls regularly superimposed, very broadly ovate, blunt, prominently mucronate, clear white, slightly inflexed, somewhat concave, with midrib showing, overlapping half; the inner whorls successively shorter and becoming more strongly inflexed, with margins incurled or strongly incurled; corona segments short, clustered at center and more loosely interspersed among the surrounding petaloid segments, vivid orange, frilled.' (12-1-13)
Pollen parent to 'Lovely Ladies'.

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