Double daffodil (Narcissus 'Unexpected') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 4 - Double
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: Brian S. Duncan
Year of registration: 2011
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
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
Fragrant
Other: Sweetly scented
Flower Color: Pink
Yellow
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
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

Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 2, 2013 1:23 PM

DaffSeek description - 'l. 105mm wide, facing upwards; perianth and other petaloid segments in two or more whorls, pale greenish yellow, touched white at base and apex; the outer whorl 40mm long, very broad, rounded, mucronate, spreading, becoming reflexed, concave, with midrib showing, a little creased, overlapping half or more; the inner segments narrower, shouldered at base; the inner whorls shorter, deeply concave and inflexed, with margins incurved; corona segments 40mm long, interspersed among the perianth segments, broad, orange, deepening to towards apex, bi-lobed, crumpled and wavy. Sweetly scented.'
12-2-13

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