Large Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Water Music') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Richard and Elise Havens
Year of registration: 1975
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Nazareth
Pollen parent: 'Butterscotch'
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 8a
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
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

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 4, 2013 11:29 PM

Used as seed parent to Wild Thing.
DaffSeek description -'Fl. forming a double triangle, 110 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, only very slightly mucronate, soft pale lemon yellow, spreading or very slightly reflexed, plane, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, a little creased, slightly inflexed at base, reflexed in upper half; corona funnel-shaped, lightly ribbed, opening lemon yellow, becoming white, with mouth flared and frilled.' (11-4-13)

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