Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'Young American') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Grant Mitsch and Richard and Elise Havens
Year of registration: 1988
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Daydream
Pollen parent: 'Arctic Gold'
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
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Other: Color code - YYW - WWY
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Forcible
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 Oct 30, 2013 11:04 AM

DaffSeek description -'Perianth segments very broadly ovate, blunt, deep lemon yellow, with slight white mucro and with a band of white at base, spreading, slightly concave, with margins sometimes incurling at apex, overlapping half; the inner segments slightly inflexed, with margins wavy; corona funnel-shaped, smooth, opening yellow, becoming white, with lemon yellow at rim, mouth ribbed, straight or very slightly flared, even, with rim crenate.' (10-30-13).
Being both seed and pollen fertile could be utilized in breeding programs. It is the pollen parent of cultivar 'Fox Moon'.

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