Tazetta Daffodil (Narcissus 'Emerald Monarch') in the Daffodils Database

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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 8 - Tazetta
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Green
Description: White petals, green cup. Wonderful scent. 6 to 9 flowers/stem.
Bloom season: Fall or Autumn
Height classification: Tall (over 26.6")
Hybridizer: John A. Hunter
Year of registration: 2011
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Origin of name: Name honors the parents of said daffodil (see below)
Seed parent: Grand Monarque
Pollen parent: Emerald Sea
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
Other: Fall ephermeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: exceptional fragrance
Flower Color: Green
Other: W - G (white petals/green cup)
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Fall
Other: should be forcible
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
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: Grand Monarque x Emerald Sea

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 4, 2016 11:33 AM

A rather rare fall-flowering daffodil with a green cup fronting white petals was registered in 2003 by John Hunter, a New Zealander. Flowers are presented as an umbel (multi-flowering stems) The fragrance of this cultivar is wonderful, mixing the fragrance of a viridiflorus species daffodil with a tazetta daffodil.
It's on my most-sought list.

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