Poeticus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Winnie Weedon') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 9 - Poeticus
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Red
Description: see comments below
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: G.H. Engleheart
Year of registration: Registered/flowering pre 1938
Country of Origin: England
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 7b
Plant Height: 12-26 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
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 22, 2013 12:00 PM

description courtesy of DaffSeek - 'Fl. rounded, 76 mm wide; perianth segments very broad, roundish, truncate, prominently mucronate, a little reflexed, concave, overlapping half; the inner segments narrower, spreading or somewhat inflexed; corona disc-shaped, tightly ribbed, bright yellow, with a band of red at rim and the rim minutely crenate.
(11-22-13)

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