Poeticus Daffodil (Narcissus 'Tropic Delight') 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: 'Fl. 60 mm wide; perianth segments broad; the inner segments narrower and longer; corona bowl-shaped, vivid yellow with orange-red at rim. Strongly citrus scented.'DaffSeek 12-19-13
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Meg Yerger
Year of registration: 1989
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: 'Stilton'
Pollen parent: open pollinated
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)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Strongly citrus scented
Flower Color: Other: color coded W YYR
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Parentage: Stilton x open pollinated

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