Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: 'Corona variably more yellow than white; Fl. large; perianth segments pure white; corona opening citron yellow, becoming white. Resembles a much later-flowered 'Paper White Grandiflora'. The corona variably more yellow than white'DaffSeek 11-15-13
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: Dutch origin
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1861
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: Award of Merit
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 9b
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible (in water or soil)
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

Common names
  • Tazetta Daffodil
  • Daffodil
Also sold as:
  • White Perfection
  • Louis le Grand
  • Pearl
  • Pearls
  • Original Pearl

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Location: Camilla S/W GA.
Date: 02-11-22
Location: Camilla S/W GA.
Date: 02-11-22
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 15, 2013 12:55 PM concerning plant:
    Displays 'variation'. a characteristic when daffodil color may vary as the bloom reaches full maturity.

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