Small Cupped Daffodil (Narcissus 'Tranquility') in the Daffodils Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Daffodils (Edit)
Division: Division 3 - Small-Cupped
Color: Perianth (Petals): White
Color: Corona (Cups): Yellow
Description: 'Corona orange, with yellow at base' RHS
Year of registration: not registered/flowering pre 1956
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: Orange
White
Yellow
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 17, 2013 5:04 PM

'Perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, prominently mucronate, creamy white, overlapping one-third; the inner segments narrower, sometimes truncate, with margins slightly wavy; corona widely expanded and deeply split, the six lobes alternate to the perianth segments, ribbed, overlapping, soft orange, with a distinct band of a paler tone at rim, lightly frilled. Resembles `Emperor of India' but with the corona of a softer tone'
‘The Royal Horticultural Society Horticultural Database’, available at www.rhs.org.uk

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