Jonquilla Daffodil (Narcissus 'Yellow Jacket') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 7 - Jonquilla
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: Perianth segments yellow, tinged orange; corona yellow - RHS
Bloom season: Spring
Hybridizer: P.D. Williams
Year of registration: date of first flowering pre 1925
Country of Origin: England
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: Orange
Yellow
Other: orange fringe on petals
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 May 29, 2013 8:21 AM

The International Daffodil Register & Classified List by the RHS lists 2 entries for Yellow Jacket, both near 100 years old. Second entry was bred by England's Mrs R.O. Backhouse w/ a first flowering date of pre-1921. It's a registered division 5 entry

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 28, 2013 1:31 PM

DaffSeek lists 2 cultivars so named. The other one is a division 5 registered Triandrus daffodil from Mrs. R.O. (Sarah) Backhouse from England.

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