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Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 2 - Large-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): White
Description: see comments below
Bloom season: ML - Mid to Late Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: Stephen J. Vinisky
Year of registration: 2010
Country of Origin: United States
Seed parent: Calcite
Pollen parent: Evans sdlg Y3-4
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
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
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: Calcite x sdlg

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 10, 2014 2:20 PM

'Fl. perianth segments oblong, spreading, plane, smooth; funnel-shaped, smooth corona, mouth straight and lightly frilled, with rim entire. Calcite' contributes the lovely icy whiteness and heavy substance while the Y3-4 parent gives the great neck, health and strong bulbs.'
DaffSeek 1-10-14.

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