Trumpet Daffodil (Narcissus 'William the Silent') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Daffodil

Also sold as:
Willem de Zwijger

Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Bloom season: EM - Early to Mid Spring
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Special Classes: ADS Historics
Hybridizer: A. Frylink & Sons
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1933
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Awards: Award of Merit
Forcing Award
First Class Certificate
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: tall
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: FA Haarlem 1944; FCC Haarlem 1937; AM Haarlem 1933

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