Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 1 - Trumpet (Long Cupped)
Color: Perianth (Petals): Yellow
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Richard & Elise Havens
Year of registration: 1989
Country of Origin: United States
Origin of name: Part of the Havens' "American" Series
Seed parent: Memento
Pollen parent: 'Lorikeet'
Awards: Pannill Award
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
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forcible
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
Child plants: 9 child plants

Trade name information:
Series: American
Cultivar name: 'American Dream'
Common names
  • Daffodil
  • Trumpet Daffodil

  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jun 6, 2013 2:06 PM concerning plant:
    RHS - 'Fl. 110 mm diameter; perianth segments very broadly ovate, truncate, slightly mucronate, deep lemon yellow, spreading, a little concave, with margins inward rolling at apex, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments a little inflexed; corona funnel-shaped, smooth, pink, mouth a little flared, slightly frilled, with rim crenate'
    Winner of Pannill 2011 award.
    Sibling to 'American Heritage' and 'American Shores'. Part of the Haven's “American” Series.
    Both seed and pollen fertile. Used 5 times as seed, 7 times as pollen. Descendants chart viewable at this DaffSeek site (6-6-13)

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