Double Daffodil (Narcissus 'Candy Princess') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Pink
Description: Upward facing greenish to bright white petals around crinkled cup of yellow to pinkish whirled petaloid segments
Bloom season: M - Mid Spring
Height classification: Standard (12.8" to 26.6")
Hybridizer: N. Pijnacker & Son
Year of registration: 2011
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Seed parent: Accent sport
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 16 to 18 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: strongly scented / sunproof
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
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
Parentage: Sport of: Accent

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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: April 2014
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Date: 2014-04-10More variations in the blooms.
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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Mar 4, 2015 10:20 AM

An "unusual and eye catching double daffodil sure to entice visitors to your garden. Candy Princess has multiple rows of coral pink segments in the cup with droplets of whipped cream here and there surrounded by single and sometimes double rows pf pure white petals." Description compliments of Brent and Becky's Bulbs..

Scented and sunproof.

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