Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Vestal Virgin') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: 'Perianth segments broadly ovate, inflexed, with margins wavy, overlapping one-third; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, twisted; corona cylindrical, smoothly angled, with rim neatly rolled. Madame de Graaff coloring, (creamy white)' DaffSeek 2013
Hybridizer: Henry Backhouse
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1908
Country of Origin: England
Seed parent: Madame de Graaff
Pollen parent: 'Weardale Perfection'
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: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
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: Madame de Graaff x Weardale Perfection

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 29, 2013 11:42 AM

Seed parent 1 time, pollen parent 6 times. List of descendants viewable at http://daffseek.org/query/Desc...
DaffSeek 11-29-13.

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